up-anchor

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

verb (used without object)

to weigh anchor.

Nearby words

  1. up to one's ears,
  2. up to one's old tricks,
  3. up to par,
  4. up yours,
  5. up-,
  6. up-and-comer,
  7. up-and-coming,
  8. up-and-down,
  9. up-and-over,
  10. up-and-under

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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