Anchor An"chor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Anchored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Anchoring}.] [Cf. F. ancrer.] 1. To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship. [1913 Webster]

2. To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge. [1913 Webster]

Till that my nails were anchored in thine eyes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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