, n. 1. The act of confining a ship to a particular place, by means of anchors or fastenings.
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2. That which serves to confine a ship to a place, as anchors, cables, bridles, etc.
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3. pl. The place or condition of a ship thus confined.
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And the tossed bark in moorings swings.
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Mooring block (Naut.), a heavy block of cast iron sometimes used as an anchor for mooring vessels.
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