Kedge

Noun

  • (Yorkshire) A glutton.
  • (nautical) A small anchor used for warping a vessel; also called a kedge anchor.

Verb

  • (transitive) To warp (a vessel) by carrying out a kedge in a boat, dropping it overboard, and hauling the vessel up to it.
  • (intransitive, of a vessel) To move with the help of a kedge, as described above.

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