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(of a ship) weigh anchor.
- ‘By 3.30 we'd had enough so up-anchored and motored down to the railway bridge to another ‘hot-spot’ Chad had marked out for us.’
- ‘Fifteen minutes later we up-anchored to follow it because Billy was running out of line!’
- ‘I up-anchored and motored across to this person.’
- ‘Many handshakes were shared before we up-anchored and headed back to port.’
- ‘Steve up-anchored and obliged, taking us closer inshore to drop anchor on top of a wreck where the lads caught pouting three at a time.’
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