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Related to kedge anchors: anchor chain
a light anchor, used esp for kedging
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
To move, as a vessel, by carrying out an anchor, letting it go, and hauling the ship up to the anchor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.