anchorage
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. a place where vessels anchor ; a place suitable for anchoring b. the act of anchoring ; the condition of being anchored 2. a means of securing ; a source of reassurance <
this anchorage of Christian hope — T. O. Wedel
>
3. something that provides a secure hold

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