anchor lining

noun

: a protection of planks or sheathing on a ship's side to prevent the anchor from injuring the side

Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anchor lining was in 1805

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“Anchor lining.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20lining. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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