Definition of Kedges

1. Noun. (plural of kedge) ¹



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Definition of Kedges

1. kedge [v] - See also: kedge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kedges

kecklish
kecks
keckses
kecksies
kecksy
ked
kedani fever
keddah
keddahs
kedge
kedged
kedger
kedgeree
kedgerees
kedgers
kedges (current term)
kedgier
kedgiest
kedging
kedgy
kedlook
keds
keech
keeches
keef
keefs
keeho
keek
keeked
keeker

Literary usage of Kedges

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1. Cooper's Works by James Fenimore Cooper, William Cullen Bryant (1855)
"But Mark hit upon an expedient for getting the two kedges ashore, that prevented the ... These kedges lay on the poop, where they were habitually kept, ..."

2. The Admiralty Decisions of Sir William Young, Kt. ... 1865-1880 by Nova Scotia Vice-Admiralty Court, William Young (1882)
"The master says himself, that they got a line and lead and took soundings between the ship and deep water. They got kedges and placed them. Chas. ..."

3. Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous by Stephen Bleecker Luce (1877)
"All anchors and kedges are to have iron stocks,'except bowers weighing over 4500 pounds, ... kedges, when five are allowed, are to be, respectively, ..."

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