Those pushing the change have a name for Katherine and her cohort: “anchor babies.”
So Cruz had it whether he wanted it or not—and he could, in fact, have been considered a Canadian anchor baby.
The revered CBS anchor did smack for a report when he worked for a radio station in Houston in the 1950s.
Dan Rather is anchor and managing editor of HDNet's Dan Rather Reports.
Dylan Ratigan is anchor and co-creator of CNBC's Fast Money.
Thus they lay, as it were, at anchor in the lee of this extemporised breakwater.
They saw an American ship riding at anchor a mile or more from shore.
Priscilla, on her knees under the foresail, tugged at the anchor rope.
This was a bad beginning, and by the time we reached a tavern, I was ready to anchor.
Too late, he saw that the boat lying at anchor was not an accident.
Old English ancor, borrowed 9c. from Latin ancora "anchor," from or cognate with Greek ankyra "anchor, hook" (see ankle). A very early borrowing and said to be the only Latin nautical term used in the Germanic languages. The -ch- form emerged late 16c., a pedantic imitation of a corrupt spelling of the Latin word. The figurative sense of "that which gives stability or security" is from late 14c. Meaning "host or presenter of a TV or radio program" is from 1965, short for anchorman.
c.1200, from anchor (n.). Related: Anchored; anchoring.
From Acts 27:29, 30, 40, it would appear that the Roman vessels carried several anchors, which were attached to the stern as well as to the prow. The Roman anchor, like the modern one, had two teeth or flukes. In Heb. 6:19 the word is used metaphorically for that which supports or keeps one steadfast in the time of trial or of doubt. It is an emblem of hope. "If you fear, Put all your trust in God: that anchor holds."