only drawn-out of the floor and holding perpendicularly atrip said regarding the anchor
- (used of an anchor) holding clear of the underside
- (of an anchor) only clear of the base
- simply drawn-out for the surface, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; -- said associated with anchor.
"raised, perpendicular," 1620s, nautical, from a- (1) + weigh.
(adv.) Simply slow associated with floor, and hanging perpendicularly; atrip; -- stated of the anchor.