verb (used with object), kedged, kedg·ing.
verb (used without object), kedged, kedg·ing.
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The launch and cutter being instantly hoisted out, the usual preparations were made to lay out a kedge, to heave the ship off.The Lieutenant and Commander|Basil Hall
Davies just threw the kedge over, and it just got a grip in time to check our momentum and save our bowsprit from the quayside.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers
Let go the kedge the vessel drifting on Risdons Island, shortened sail: 1/4 before 12 a breeze from the north-west up kedge.The Logbooks of the Lady Nelson|Ida Lee
The crowd of standees in the inner field see it best, and down this mighty nondescript body is echoed the cry "Kedge Anchor!"East of Suez|Frederic Courtland Penfield
When it had gone about a fifth of a mile from the vessel the kedge was dropped, and a signal was given by hauling on the rope.In Clive's Command|Herbert Strang