anchor chock


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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 16 December 2019.

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