verb transitiveWortformen:kedged or ˈkedging
1. to move (a ship) by hauling on a rope fastened to an anchor that has been dropped some distance from it
2. to move a ship by kedging it
3. to move by being kedged
4. a light anchor, used esp. in kedging a ship: also kedge anchor
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