ancred
Anchored An"chored, a. 1. Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue. [1913 Webster]

2. (Her.) Having the extremities turned back, like the flukes of an anchor; as, an anchored cross. [Sometimes spelt {ancred}.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Anchored — An chored, a. 1. Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Having the extremities turned back, like the flukes of an anchor; as, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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