"dredge" Definition

  1. n. Any instrument used to gather or take by dragging; as: (a) A dragnet for taking up oysters, etc., from their beds. (b) A dredging machine. (c) An iron frame, with a fine net attached, used in collecting animals living at the bottom of the sea.
  2. n. Very fine mineral matter held in suspension in water.
  3. v. t. To catch or gather with a dredge; to deepen with a dredging machine.
  4. n. A mixture of oats and barley.
  5. v. t. To sift or sprinkle flour, etc., on, as on roasting meat.

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Words that start with "dredge": 3
Words that end with "dredge": 1
Words that contain "dredge": 3
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English Dictionary Definition of dredge

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