That day, they set to work at cutting through the great chain that was fast to the anchor ring.
McClure’s Magazine, Vol. XXXI, September 1908, No. 5 Various
a ring made from an iron bar of circular cross-section
- Anchor shot
. Historical Examples The anchor shot like a plummet for the ground and proceeded to hang itself securely in a corner of rock. Panther Eye Roy J. Snell
- Anchor span
(on a suspension or cantilever bridge) a span from an anchorage to the nearest pier or tower.
- Anchor splint
anchor splint anchor splint an·chor splint (āng’kər) n. A splint used for a fracture of the jaw, with wires around the teeth and a rod to hold it in place.
- Anchor store