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anchor shot

noun, Nautical.
Origin of anchor shot
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The anchor shot like a plummet for the ground and proceeded to hang itself securely in a corner of rock.

    Panther Eye Roy J. Snell

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