up-anchor

[ uhp-ang-ker, uhp-ang- ]
/ ˌʌpˈæŋ kər, ˈʌpˌæŋ- /

verb (used without object)

to weigh anchor.

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Origin of up-anchor

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for up-anchor

up-anchor

verb

(intr) nautical to weigh anchor
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