Definition of 'moorings'
Example sentences containing 'moorings'
The boats at their moorings were pointing out towards the sound -- south.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
The ships in the harbor no longer lay peaceably at anchor, but pitched and bucked, tearing at their moorings like panicked thoroughbreds.EVERVILLE (2002)
On board the Petrels they were raising their sails, dropping their moorings and drifting across the bay.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
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