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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Atrip.
 
The anchor is atrip when it has just been drawn from the ground in a perpendicular direction. A sail is atrip when it has been hoisted from the cap, and is ready for trimming. The word is from the Norwegian and Danish trip, a short step.   1
 


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