aweigh

[uh-wey]
adjective Nautical.
(of an anchor) just free of the bottom; atrip: Anchors aweigh!

Origin:
1620–30; a-1 + weigh2

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aweigh (əˈweɪ)
 
adj
(postpositive) nautical (of an anchor) no longer hooked into the bottom; hanging by its rode

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