anchor bar

noun

: a handspike with an ironshod wedge-shaped end used in prying (as an anchor into or out of its place)

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anchor bar was in 1868

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“Anchor bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20bar. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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