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The anchor hung on the cathead, a piece of timber outside the ship to which the anchor is hung to keep it clear of the ship.

“The decks were all life and commotion; the sailors on the forecastle singing, ‘Ho! cheerly. menʹ as they catted the anchor.”—H. Melville: Omoo, xxxvi. p. 191.

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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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