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Definition of "anse" [anse]

  • An ansa (which see); specifically, in old ordnance, one of the curved handles of a cannon. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "anse" in a sentence
  • "If users type "anse," for example, they should see "ansel adams" along with other predictions."
  • "El Rio prinçipal de mindanao ques el prinçipal de la ysla de donde tomo nombre la ysla de mindanao se a ydo dos Veçes a descubrir y ase traydo poca luz del anse Visto seys o siete Pueblos."
  • "St. Pierre to Fort-de-France, or from Lamentin to La Trinité, according as a rising of some peak into view, or the sudden opening of an _anse_ before the vessel's approach, recalls them to a creole companion."