drop anchor

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To defecate.
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Junkyard Dog always stopped for lengthy bathroom breaks by announcing his intentions in advance, using a different euphemism every time, saying, to name a few, "I have to: drop anchor... do some paperwork... lay some foundation... pinch a loaf... lighten my load...."

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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drop anchorTo release the anchor of a ship or boat, allowing it to fall to the bed of a body of water and thereby securing the vessel in place.
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