Usage examples for anchors

  1. The tempest was so outrageous that they were forced to take down their sails and let fall their anchors – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  2. These are the two sheet anchors of our Union. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  3. While the men were heaving at the anchors a message came to Cyril that Prince Rupert wished to speak to him in his cabin. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty