a deck watch maintained by the crew of a ship at anchor.
Then, as soon as the fishermen had departed, all hands except the anchor watch went to breakfast.
The Cruise of the Nonsuch Buccaneer Harry Collingwood
This is the yarn I listened to on anchor watch thirty years ago.
The Grain Ship Morgan Robertson
Fortunately, they did not meet the anchor watch, who was probably asleep.
The Boy Pilot of the Lakes Frank V. Webster
On all men-of-war at eight o’clock, the anchor watch is mustered.
A Gunner Aboard the “Yankee” Russell Doubleday
Set an anchor watch, heave the lead, and ware the lee shore and breakers ahead!
The Motor Girls at Camp Surprise Margaret Penrose
If the vessel was at anchor in a roadstead, he had to keep his two-hour anchor watch the same as the rest of the crew.
Windjammers and Sea Tramps Walter Runciman
The officer of the anchor watch seemed to be the only obstacle in his way.
Up The Baltic Oliver Optic
There are no native villages within ten miles at least, and we shall be quite safe, so we need only keep an anchor watch at night.
The Call Of The South Louis Becke
The ship was then moored with a kedge astern, sails furled, and all hands retired to rest, except an anchor watch.
A Narrative of the Mutiny, on Board the Ship Globe, of Nantucket, in the Pacific Ocean, Jan. 1824 William Lay
The men would alternate on an anchor watch and keep the fish “chummed” up during the night.
El Diablo Brayton Norton
a woman who anchors a program of news, sports, etc.; anchor. noun (pl) -women (sport) the last woman in a team to compete, esp in a relay race Also called anchor, presenter. (in broadcasting) a woman in a central studio who links up and maintains contact with various outside camera units, reporters, etc
that portion of a harbor or area outside a harbor suitable for anchoring or in which ships are permitted to anchor. a charge for occupying such an area. the act of anchoring or the state of being anchored. that to which anything is fastened. a means of anchoring or making fast. something that can be […]
any of various devices dropped by a chain, cable, or rope to the bottom of a body of water for preventing or restricting the motion of a vessel or other floating object, typically having broad, hooklike arms that bury themselves in the bottom to provide a firm hold. any similar device for holding fast or […]
- Anchored instruction
noun a technology-based learning approach which stresses the importance of placing learning within a meaningful, problem-solving context, esp. the bonding of the content to a realistic and authentic context Examples The primary application of anchored instruction has been to elementary reading, language arts, and mathematics skills.