verb transitiveWord forms: kedged or ˈkedging
) by hauling on a rope fastened
to an anchor that has been dropped some distance from it
to move a ship by kedging it
to move by being kedged
a light anchor, used esp. in kedging a ship
: also kedge anchor
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Word origin of 'kedge'ME caggen, to fasten < ?