anchor hoy

noun

Definition of anchor hoy

: a lighter equipped for raising or handling anchors and chains

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First Known Use of anchor hoy

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Anchor hoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20hoy. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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