kedge definition

  • noun:
    • A light anchor employed for warping a vessel.
    • a tiny anchor used for warping a vessel; also called a kedge anchor.
    • A glutton.
    • a little anchor used whenever a large it's possible to be dispensed with. See kedge, v. t., and anchor, n.
    • a tiny anchor with an iron stock.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To warp (a vessel) by means of a light anchor.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to go in the shape of a light anchor.
    • to go (a vessel) by performing a kedge in a boat, dropping it overboard, and hauling the vessel around it.
  • verb:
    • To warp (a vessel) by performing a kedge in a boat, losing it overboard, and hauling the vessel up to it.
    • to maneuver by using a kedge, as described above.
  • others:
    • To warp, as a ship; move by means of a light cable or hawser attached with an anchor, as in a river.
    • to go when you are pulled along with the aid of an anchor.
    • Brisk; lively.
    • Stout; potbellied.
    • additionally kedgy.
    • To fill; material.

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