verb (used with object), kedged, kedg·ing.
verb (used without object), kedged, kedg·ing.
Origin of kedge
Related Words for kedgemainstay, grip, hold, defense, safeguard, support, comfort, stay, hook, fastener, protection, bower, ballast, security, foothold, pillar, mooring, staff, grapnel
Examples from the Web for kedge
Historical Examples of kedge
"Kedge is too smart to take it all to himself," commented Mr. Martin.The Gentleman From Indiana
Do you see the pointed rock a little to the right of the spot where the kedge is placed?Homeward Bound
James Fenimore Cooper
"Stand by to let go the kedge," Augustin cried, eyeing them gloomily.The Wild Geese
Stanley John Weyman
It was the kedge which had been holding us, to the extent of its small ability.From a Cornish Window
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
It was necessary to get the long-boat into the water to carry out the kedge.In the Wilds of Africa