dredge

Part of speech: verb

To clean out by a dredge; remove by a dredge; use a dredge.

Part of speech: noun

An appliance for bringing up mud, silt, etc., from under water.

Part of speech: verb

To sprinkle flour or the like upon.

Part of speech: noun

A box with perforated lid, for dredging meat. dredging box.

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Usage examples "dredge":

  1. This is owing to the large number of banks which have been licensed in Rodd's Harbour, and also the successful sale of dredge sections in Moreton Bay. - "Report on the Department of Ports and Harbours for the Year 1890-1891", Department of Ports and Harbours.
  2. Here they must always keep at least one dredge going out at the jetties. - "Lady Baltimore", Owen Wister.
  3. That night we camped opposite the ruins of a dredge, sunk in the low water at the edge of the river. - "Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico", E. L. Kolb.