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Cast Anchor (To)

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To throw out the anchor in order to bring the vessel to a standstill. (Latin, anchoram jacĕre.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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