But LCI(L)-88 had been anchored off Easy Red for just four excruciating minutes.
This tooth is a key tooth which anchored my upper bridgework .
Ben-Gurion kept his word, and the Orthodox monopoly was anchored in other developments, as well.
Boehner himself aimed some pretty sharp language at his hell-no bloc, anchored by the 87 freshmen elected last November.
They knew almost daily precisely which ships were in port and where they anchored and how aircraft flew patrols.
We anchored off Basseterre and waited in vain for the doctor.
We lay-to off the Cape two days, and then ran into Gibraltar, and anchored.
We arrived in Newport between four and five in the morning, and anchored until daybreak.
Here she anchored again, just round a bend of the river, and lay there for the night.
So soon as there was sufficient daylight, the boat was launched, and at four the same afternoon anchored under the Rain Head.
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."