anchor roller

noun

Definition of anchor roller

  1. :  a device consisting of a wheel within a framework that is designed to guide an anchor when it is lowered or raised Check the rigging and lifelines, turnbuckles, anchor rollers and other deck hardware for proper tension and strength, and adjust or replace. — Peter Baker, Baltimore Sun, 2 Mar. 1997

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1947

First Known Use of anchor roller

1947


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