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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Defensively, Town then looked shaky as United looked to create more counter attacks - Gary Neville describing them on Sky TV as looking like an Under-9s side at the back - but when Terence Kongolo was penalised for bringing down Marcus Rashford, Town's wall stayed strong to block the free-kick from Juan Mata.
That the red wall stayed intact was a tribute to their collective character - especially after the political week they've had to endure.