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To back an anchor

to increase the holding power by laying down a small anchor ahead of that by which the ship rides, with the cable fastened to the crown of the latter to prevent its coming home.
(Naut.) to lay down a small anchor ahead of a large one, the cable of the small one being fastened to the crown of the large one.

See also: Anchor Back

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To arm the lead
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To array a panel
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To assume the calotte
To assure upon
To authorize one's self
To avail one's self of
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-- To back an anchor --
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