Held by an anchor at anchor held safely as an anchored bark in addition shaped like an anchor forked as an anchored tongue
- of Anchor
- Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; since, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; since, an anchored tongue.
- getting the extremities turned-back, like the flukes of an anchor; because, an anchored mix.
(imp. & p. p.) of Anchor
- (a.) Held by an anchor; at anchor; held properly; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; because, an anchored tongue.
- (a.) Obtaining the extremities turned back, like flukes of an anchor; as, an anchored mix.
In the reign of Sultan Bulkeiah Magellan's squadron anchored off the mouth of Brunei river in August 1521, and Pigafetta makes mention of the splendid court and the imperial magnificence of the Borneo capital.