anchor lining


Definition of anchor lining

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

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First Known Use of anchor lining

1805, in the meaning defined above

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“Anchor lining.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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