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Search phrase: anchor

Plays

 8 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC I.v.33There would he anchor his aspect, and dieThere would he anchor his Aspect, and dye
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iv.13Say Warwick was our anchor; what of that?Say Warwicke was our Anchor: what of that?
Henry VI Part 33H6 V.iv.16Why, is not Oxford here another anchor?Why is not Oxford here, another Anchor?
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.86Did break from anchor straight, and, puffed with rageDid breake from Anchor straight, and puft with rage,
PericlesPer Chorus.V.16Suppose him now at anchor. The city strivedSuppose him now at Anchor: the Citie striu'de
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW I.iii.47The anchor is deep. Will that humour pass?The Anchor is deepe: will that humor passe?
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.213You had much ado to make his anchor hold:You had much adoe to make his Anchor hold,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.38Then is all safe, the anchor in the port.Then is all safe, the Anchor's in the Port.

Glossary

 10 result(s).
anchoranchorite, hermit, recluse
anchorconcentrate, fix attention, home in
anchorembed, sink, fix firmly
anchorageanchor, anchors
anchoringriding at anchor
DownsThe Downs; anchorage just off the Kent coast
holding-anchor[nautical] largest anchor; most stabilizing factor
ridelie at anchor
roadharbour, anchorage, roadstead
weighweigh anchor, heave up the anchor

Thesaurus

 13 result(s).
anchoranchorage
anchor, largestholding-anchor
anchor, lie atride
anchor, riding atanchoring
anchor, weighweigh
anchorageroad
anchorageDowns
anchoriteanchor
hold [of an anchor]home
lie at anchorride
riding at anchoranchoring
ship, back into the [of an anchor]home
weigh anchorweigh

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ANCHORBASICanchor n, anchor v, anchorage n, anchoring adj
ANCHORTYPEholding-anchor n
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