(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.
Words that rhyme with up-anchoranchor, banker, Bianca, canker, Casablanca, Costa Blanca, flanker, franker, hanker, lingua franca, Lubyanka, rancour (US rancor), ranker, Salamanca, spanker, Sri Lanka, tanka, tanker
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