verb (used with object), dredged, dredg·ing.
verb (used without object), dredged, dredg·ing.
- to unearth or bring to notice: We dredged up some old toys from the bottom of the trunk.
- to locate and reveal by painstaking investigation or search: Biographers excel at dredging up little known facts.
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Definition for dredge (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), dredged, dredg·ing.Cooking.
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Example sentences from the Web for dredge
Remove some shallots from the buttermilk and dredge in the seasoned flour mixture.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They get $8 million to dredge the channel for pleasure boats to sail to Catalina Island.
Let me go ahead and dredge this up before someone else does.
Perhaps some of them might dredge up some outrage over the message behind what Karzai did to the United States yesterday.
This whole project could be fruitful and dredge up even more dirt on Nixon.President Obama Eyes New Oval Office While the White House Undergoes Renovations|Lauren Ashburn|February 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Wipe and split two large pork tenderloins in halves lengthwise; sprinkle with salt, pepper and dredge with flour.Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners|Elizabeth O. Hiller
Shape into round balls the size of small apples, dredge in flour, and fry until brown in deep fat.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book|Myrtle Reed
Dredge with sugar, and bake in moderate oven forty-five minutes.The Story of Crisco|Marion Harris Neil
This town is the only locality in the State where this kind of dredge is used.A Report upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts|Commissioners on Fisheries and Game
Dip a strong clean cloth into boiling water, dredge it with flour, and tie it tightly over the mould or pudding-basin.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie