This whole project could be fruitful and dredge up even more dirt on Nixon.
Perhaps some of them might dredge up some outrage over the message behind what Karzai did to the United States yesterday.
Somehow Mikah managed to dredge up enough strength to keep going.
Ben could dredge up no infantile memory of them but a blur of faces sharing nothing, voices tediously speaking not for him.
Oys′ter-tongs, a tool used to dredge up oysters in deep water.
They knew he would do it and they stood silent, trying to dredge up the nerve to make a move.
How one longs to dredge up some notes of such a night's conversation from the cruel river of oblivion!
late 15c., in Scottish dreg-boat "boat for dredging," perhaps ultimately from root of drag (possibly via Middle Dutch dregghe "drag-net"). The verb is attested from c.1500 in Scottish. Related: Dredged; dredging.
To find or discover by effort and persistence: Let's dredge up more dirt on the candidate (1950s+)
(Job 24:6). See CORN.