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drift anchor

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noun
  1. a sea anchor or drag.
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Origin of drift anchor

First recorded in 1870–75
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Related Words for drift anchor

anchor, bower, drogue

British Dictionary definitions for drift anchor

drift anchor

noun
  1. another term for sea anchor
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