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What does the acronym anchor stand for?
ANCHOR abbreviation definitions:
anchorperson, anchorman, ground tackle, mainstay, lynchpin, linchpin, cast anchor, ground, backbone, drop anchor.
anchor, ground tackle.
mainsprings, main ingredient, mainspring, keystones, key element, linchpins, linchpin.
clip, fastening, button, bracket, rabbet, cement, knitting, hinge, middleman, buckle, agent, clasp, cinch, staple, thread, spike, knot, tack, bonding, skewer, link, snap, stay, hawser, tie, mediator, band, suture, brad, cincture, stitch, seal, binding, cotter, connector, splice, bond, clamp, twine, coupling, brace, hasp, clinch, chain, mucilage, hitch, cleat, glue, zipper, bolt, lock, vise, braid, pin, latch, Vinculum, paste, catch, ligament, guy, binder, strap, go-between, medium, nail, closure, string, weld, grapnel, lace, hook, fuse, rivet, fastener, belt.
crushings, handholds, handhold, handclasp, handclasps, grapnel, handshake, handgrips, grapnels, handshakes, handgrip.
crow's nest, spotters, belvederes, belvedere, spotter, watch person watchtower.
upholders, right-hand person, upholder, sinew, righthand person, maintainer, SINEWS, sustainers, maintainers, good right arm, sustainer.
sheet anchor, drift anchor, drogue, drogues.
something used to hold another thing securely
mainstay, comfort, hold, protection, safeguard, ballast, mooring, support, Kedge, security, fastener, pillar, bower, grapnel, defense, grip, grappling iron, staff, stay, hook, foothold.
stop, dock, stopover.
hold, be held securely
tie, moor, fix, tie up, secure, dock, plant, make port, catch, imbed, berth, drop, fasten, attach.
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– Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
– Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
– Jeff Benson, or the Young Coastguardsman by R.M. Ballantyne
– A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship by Jane L. Stewart