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dredger

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[ drej-er ]
/ ˈdrɛdʒ ər /
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noun

a person who uses a dredge.

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Origin of dredger

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First recorded in 1500–10; dredge1 + -er1

Definition for dredger (2 of 2)

dredger2
[ drej-er ]
/ ˈdrɛdʒ ər /

noun

a container with a perforated top for sprinkling flour, sugar, etc., on food for cooking.

Origin of dredger

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First recorded in 1660–70; dredge2 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for dredger (1 of 2)

dredger1
/ (ˈdrɛdʒə) /

noun

Also called: dredge a vessel used for dredging, often bargelike and sometimes equipped with retractable steel piles that are driven into the bottom for stability
another name for dredge 1 (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for dredger (2 of 2)

dredger2
/ (ˈdrɛdʒə) /

noun

a container with a perforated top for sprinkling flour, sugar, etc
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