An·chor v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anchored p. pr. & vb. n. Anchoring.]
1. To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.
2. To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.
Till that my nails were anchored in thine eyes. --Shak.