The ground-tackle was good; it had caught hold of a rock and held on.
All the same, this looked as though she were pretty hard on her ground-tackle.
Captain Truck nodded, and proceeded to look into the condition of his ground-tackle.
Sure enough, Daggett appeared more disposed to trust to his canvass, than to his ground-tackle.
They've reached their anchorage, and we may get our ground-tackle ready as soon as we like!'
It is well named--if there ever was an anchor-watch, you keep it here: for no ground-tackle will ever hold like this.
The Swash was not long in getting her ground-tackle, and the brig was soon seen with her topsail aback, waiting to cat the anchor.