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kedge

kedge

 
pronunciation:
kej
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: kedged, kedges, kedging
definition: to move (a ship) by hauling on the line of its kedge anchor, then dropping the anchor in the desired position.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of a ship, to move by being kedged.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a small anchor, used esp. for kedging; kedge anchor.
similar words:
anchor