Sheet anchor

Sheet" an"chor

(?). [OE. scheten to shoot, AS. scetan; cf. OE. shoot anchor. See Shoot, v. t.] 1. (Naut.) A large anchor stowed on shores outside the waist of a vessel; -- called also waist anchor. See the Note under Anchor.
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2. Anything regarded as a sure support or dependence in danger; the best hope or refuge.
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