anchor chock

noun

Definition of anchor chock

1 : a reinforcing piece of wood let into an anchor stock where worn
2 : a chock or a wooden block used to hold a stowed anchor steady

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First Known Use of anchor chock

circa 1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Anchor chock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20chock. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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