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ancora ae, f

, ἄγκυρα, an anchor: dente Ancora fundabat naves, V.: ancoram iacere, to cast anchor, Cs.: tenere navem in ancoris, N.: ad ancoram constitit, lay at anchor, Cs.: tollere, to weigh anchor, Cs.: praecidere, to cut the cables: alii resolutis oris in ancoras evehuntur, i. e. push against the anchors, L.—Fig.: ancora non tenet ulla ratem, O.

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