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The situation of the anchor at the moment it is broken out of the ground when being weighed. When the anchor is a-weigh the ship is no longer secured to the ground and will drift unless under sail or power.

See also a-trip; under way.

See also a-trip; under way.

Subjects: Maritime History — Warfare and Defence.

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