anchor hoy

noun

: a lighter equipped for raising or handling anchors and chains

Word History

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anchor hoy was in 1816

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“Anchor hoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20hoy. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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