anchor well

noun

Definition of anchor well

: a well for anchors in the forward overhang of a ship

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First Known Use of anchor well

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Anchor well.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20well. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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