astay

adjective
\ əˈstā \

Definition of astay

of an anchor being hove in
: having its cable parallel to one of the ship's stays

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History and Etymology for astay

a- entry 1 + stay (rope)

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“Astay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astay. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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