An"chor*age (#), n.

1.

The act of anchoring, or the condition of lying at anchor.

2.

A place suitable for anchoring or where ships anchor; a hold for an anchor.

3.

The set of anchors belonging to a ship.

4.

Something which holds like an anchor; a hold; as, the anchorages of the Brooklyn Bridge.

5.

Something on which one may depend for security; ground of trust.

6.

A toll for anchoring; anchorage duties.

Johnson.

 

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An"cho*rage (#), n.

Abode of an anchoret.

 

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