mush-room anchor

mushroom anchor

noun Nautical.
a stockless anchor having a bowlike head, used chiefly for semipermanent moorings.

Origin:
1835–45

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mushroom anchor

noun
an anchor used for semipermanent moorings; has a bowl-shaped head that will dig in however it falls 
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