MEANING: adjective, adverb: Just clear of the bottom (used for a ship’s anchor).

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English wegan (to move or weigh). Earliest documented use: 1606.

AWE-ISH - inspiring amazement, wonder, respect...sort of...

SWEIGH - to go back and forth, slowly, ponderously (see OSCELLATE, above)

AWRIGH - 1) "Well done, way to go, good job!" 2) in a manner different from what was intended