Pronunciation: (kej), [key]
—v., kedged, kedg•ing,
to warp or pull (a ship) along by hauling on the cable of an anchor carried out from the ship and dropped.
(of a ship) to move by being kedged.
Also called kedge' an"chor. a small anchor used in kedging.
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