aweigh

adjective
\ ə-ˈwā How to pronounce aweigh (audio) \

Definition of aweigh

: raised just clear of the bottom used of an anchor

First Known Use of aweigh

1670, in the meaning defined above

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“Aweigh.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aweigh. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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