Definition of up-anchor in English:

up-anchor

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verb

[no object]
  • (Of a ship) weigh anchor: the entire fleet up-anchored and sailed to a point nearer the entrance to the lagoon
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    • Steve up-anchored and obliged, taking us closer inshore to drop anchor on top of a wreck where the lads caught pouting three at a time.
    • Many handshakes were shared before we up-anchored and headed back to port.
    • By 3.30 we'd had enough so up-anchored and motored down to the railway bridge to another ‘hot-spot’ Chad had marked out for us.

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