Definition of Anchored:
- "A Yacht Voyage Round England", W.H.G. Kingston.
The wind being good, Whitelocke ordered to weigh anchor, and they sailed along the coast, sometimes within half a league of it, until they passed Orfordness and came to Oseley Bay, where they again anchored, the weather being so thick with a great fog and much rain that they could not discern the marks and buoys to avoid the sands, and to conduct them to the mouth of the river.- "A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II.", Bulstrode Whitelocke.
The Snapper had been anchored within a cable's length of the Chateaugay, and Mr. Birdwing had brought Captain Flanger on board of the ship, with Percy Pierson, that the question of prize might be definitely settled by the commander, for he was not quite satisfied himself.- "Fighting for the Right", Oliver Optic.