var. of cag n.1 Obs.

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  • kedge — [c]/kɛdʒ/ (say kej) verb (kedged, kedging) –verb (t) 1. to warp or pull (a ship, etc.) along by means of a rope attached to an anchor. –verb (i) 2. to move by being pulled along with the aid of an anchor. –noun Also, kedge anchor. 3. a small… …  

  • keg — [keg] n. [ME cagge < or akin to ON kaggi, keg < IE base * ĝegh , a branch, stake > E dial cag, stump] 1. a small barrel, usually one holding less than ten gallons 2. a unit of weight for nails, equal to 100 pounds …   English World dictionary

  • kedge — v. & n. v. 1 tr. move (a ship) by means of a hawser attached to a small anchor. 2 intr. (of a ship) move in this way. n. (in full kedge anchor) a small anchor for this purpose. Etymology: perh. a specific use of obs. cagge, dial. cadge bind, tie …   Useful english dictionary

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