flying moor

noun

Definition of flying moor

: a mooring in which the first anchor is let go while the ship has enough way to carry it at least to the point for dropping the second anchor

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“Flying moor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flying%20moor. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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