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dredge1
verb (dredged , dredging ) tr & intr to clear the bottom of or deepen (the sea or a river) by bringing up mud and waste.
noun a machine for dredging, with a scooping or sucking action.
[15c]
dredge something up colloq to mention or bring up something long forgotten.


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dredge2
verb (dredged , dredging ) to sprinkle (food), eg with sugar or flour.
[16c: from French dragie sugar-plum]


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dredger1
noun a barge or ship fitted with a dredge.


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dredger2
noun a container with a perforated lid for dredging (eg flour).


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