IDF's Military Advocate General: legality of training is anchored in principles of 'belligerent occupation.'
This tooth is a key tooth which anchored my upper bridgework .
But LCI(L)-88 had been anchored off Easy Red for just four excruciating minutes.
They knew almost daily precisely which ships were in port and where they anchored and how aircraft flew patrols.
Ben-Gurion kept his word, and the Orthodox monopoly was anchored in other developments, as well.
We anchored off Basseterre and waited in vain for the doctor.
As soon as we get in and anchored I'll sit down and give it a good overhauling in my mind.
We arrived in Newport between four and five in the morning, and anchored until daybreak.
He had anchored at a considerable distance from the shore, but he had a tender.
So soon as there was sufficient daylight, the boat was launched, and at four the same afternoon anchored under the Rain Head.
Old English ancor, borrowed 9c. from Latin ancora "anchor," from or cognate with Greek ankyra "anchor, hook" (see ankle). A very early borrowing and said to be the only Latin nautical term used in the Germanic languages. The -ch- form emerged late 16c., a pedantic imitation of a corrupt spelling of the Latin word. The figurative sense of "that which gives stability or security" is from late 14c. Meaning "host or presenter of a TV or radio program" is from 1965, short for anchorman.
c.1200, from anchor (n.). Related: Anchored; anchoring.
From Acts 27:29, 30, 40, it would appear that the Roman vessels carried several anchors, which were attached to the stern as well as to the prow. The Roman anchor, like the modern one, had two teeth or flukes. In Heb. 6:19 the word is used metaphorically for that which supports or keeps one steadfast in the time of trial or of doubt. It is an emblem of hope. "If you fear, Put all your trust in God: that anchor holds."