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See also: underweigh
- An expedition was got under weigh from New York.
- The Athenians […] hurried on board and with considerable difficulty got under weigh.
- 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick:
- But then, the idea was, that his presence was by no means necessary in getting the ship under weigh, and steering her well out to sea.