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anker

n.

also anchor, liquid measure in North Sea and Baltic trade, early 14c., from Dutch, related to German Anker, Swedish ankare, Medieval Latin anceria "keg, vat," of unknown origin. That of Rotterdam, once used in England, equaled 10 old wine or 8.5 imperial gallons.

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