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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Nautical Hanging clear of the bottom. Used of an anchor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Just drawn out of the ground, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; said of the anchor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • adv. Just drawn out of the ground, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; -- said of the anchor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Nautical, atrip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom
  • adj. (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom

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