To lay an anchor to the windward

Definition of To lay an anchor to the windward

a figurative expression, signifying to adopt precautionary or anticipatory measures for success or security.

See also: Windward

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To knock up
To know how
To know of
To know one's own limitations
To knuckle to
To lap boards
To lap timbers
To lash out
To lattice up
To laugh at
To laugh away
To laugh down
To laugh in the sleeve
To laugh one out of
To laugh to scorn
To lay (a ship) aboard
To lay a venue
To lay about
To lay against the field
To lay an ambush
-To lay an anchor to the windward-
To lay asleep
To lay at
To lay bare
To lay by the heels
To lay claim to
To lay for
To lay hands on
To lay heads together
To lay in balance
To lay in for
To lay in lavender
To lay on
To lay on the shelf
To lay on the table
To lay out
To lay stress upon
To lay wait
To lead (as a bride) to the altar
To lead astray
To lead by the nose
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