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Definition of the noun kedge

What does kedge mean as a name of something?


  1. [nautical] A small anchor used for warping a vessel (also called 'kedge anchor').
  2. [Yorkshire] A glutton

Definition of the verb kedge

What does kedge mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: kedged | kedging | kedges

  1. [transitive] To warp (a vessel) by carrying out a kedge in a boat, dropping it overboard, and hauling the vessel up to it.
  2. [intransitive, of a vessel] To move with the help of a kedge, as described above.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for kedge

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Google previewCaptain Cook's Journal During His First Voyage Round the World (1893)

Made in H.M. Bark "Endeavour" 1768-71 by William James Lloyd Wharton

t The kedge is a small Aug. 1770.] Historical Notes, East Coast of Australia. 325.

Google previewFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Adults: Ethical and Legal Perspectives (2015)

An overview on FASD for professionals by Monty Nelson, Marguerite Trussler

Sally Kedge is an experienced speech–language therapist in New Zealand. Sally , Linda and Clare have formed the Talking Trouble NZ Project which focuses on language and communication issues for children and young people involved (or ...

Google previewShips of Oak, Guns of Iron (2012)

The War of 1812 and the Forging of the American Navy by Ronald Utt

A kedge is a small anchor with sharply pointed flukes.

Google previewThe Adlard Coles Book of Boatwords (2013)

by Denny Desoutter

The Kedge is a lighter, subsidiary anchor, used for a lunchtime stop or taken out in the dinghy to haul off when you have run aground. This is then called Kedging, or Kedging off. (See illustration.) Fluke or plough can or Plough \V Danfodh ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)

A KEDGE-Belly, a Glutton, W. C. To KEDGE [Sea-Termj to fet up the Fore- fail, Fore-top-fail, and Mizen, and to let a Ship drive with the Tide, letting fall and lifting up the Kedge Anchor, as often as Occafion felves, when in a narrow River ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)


Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1888)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Stern large kedge Small do.... Cables — Chain. Bower inches] Stream , Stern « ,. Messenger „ Cablu—iltmpen. Bower ,, Stream t» k>c«pat*ta Veasela.' Gunboata. ... !

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Video shows what kedge means. A small anchor used for warping a vessel; }}.. A glutton.. kedge pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary ...

Scrabble value of K5E1D2G2E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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