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ANCHOR. A measure containing ten gallons. Lex, Mereatoria.

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Their skills will be put to the test next Monday when the Century cruise ship drops anchor off Holyhead with around 1,750 passengers onboard.
An avid fisherman as well, he often drops anchor for a day of deep-sea fishing off the Long Island or Florida coasts, one of his favorite places to visit in the world and, as a veteran of the hospitality and gaming profession he has seen a lot.