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Definition of the noun kedge
What does kedge mean as a name of something?
- [nautical] A small anchor used for warping a vessel (also called 'kedge anchor').
- [Yorkshire] A glutton
Definition of the verb kedge
What does kedge mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: kedged | kedging | kedges
- [transitive] To warp (a vessel) by carrying out a kedge in a boat, dropping it overboard, and hauling the vessel up to it.
- [intransitive, of a vessel] To move with the help of a kedge, as described above.
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Comp. from Various Authorities and Illustrated with Numerous Original and Selected Designs, for the Use of the United States Naval Academy by Stephen Bleecker Luce
The best bend for a hawser to a kedge is a Fisherman's Bend, Fig. 80, Plate 10, or around turn and a couple of half-hitches, Fig. 88, with the end stopped down with ...
First Voyage Round the World (2011)
Captain Cook's Journal During His First Voyage Round the World Made in H. M. Bark "Endeavour" 1768 - 71 by James Cook
The kedge is a small anchor. Sweeping is dragging the middle of a rope, or hawser, held at the two ends from two boats some distance apart, along the bottom, with the object of catching the fluke of the anchor as it lies on the bottom, and so ...
Captain Cook's Journal During His First Voyage Round the World Made in H.M. Bark "Endeavour" 1768-71 (1893)
by James Cook
t The kedge is a small Aug. 1770.] Historical Notes, East Coast of Australia. 325.
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 ...
Ships 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.
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 ...
An 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 ...
An universal etymological English dictionary ... Twentieth edition, with considerable improvements (1763)
by Nathan Bailey
A KEDGE-Bell . a Glutton. N. C. To KEDCE [Sea Term] to s't up the Fore-sail . Fore-top-szil, and Mizen. and to let a Ship drive wirh the Tide, letting fall and lifting up the Kedge Anchor, as often as Occafion serves, when in a narrow River ...
A KEDGE-Bely, a Glutton. N. C. To KEDGE [Sea Term, to fet up the Fore-fail, Fore-top-fail, and Mizen, and to let a Ship drive with the Tide, letting tail and lifting up the Kedge Anchor, as often as 'Occafion terves, when in a narrow River ...
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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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