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Definition of "aweigh" [a•weigh]

  • Nautical Hanging clear of the bottom. Used of an anchor. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aweigh" in a sentence
  • "I found some second hand oars that fit nicely and it was anchors aweigh."
  • "Anchors aweigh, ship ahoy, and all that— remember?"
  • "If reeding you're techs t'is all-most tore-chore fore pea-pull, pleas bee shore two ewes thee rye-towards too right hear inn thee four-umms; its aweigh too lettuce no ewer knot uh more-ron."
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