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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of kedge.

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Examples

  • Casting off the shore-lines, I kedged her out by main strength (the windlass being broken), till she rode nearly up and down to the small anchor — too small to hold her in any breeze.

    Chapter 36

  • When the tide rose, the sea wanderers kedged the schooner to deep water, and then came among us.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • When the tide rose, the sea wanderers kedged the schooner to deep water, and then came among us.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • The wind was against the Russian fleet, so the ships would have to be towed or kedged, laboriously pulled to windward by advancing their anchors, a few yards at a time.

    John Paul Jones

  • The wind was against the Russian fleet, so the ships would have to be towed or kedged, laboriously pulled to windward by advancing their anchors, a few yards at a time.

    John Paul Jones

  • Intent can't be towed, not with our handful of men; but why shouldn't she be kedged?

    In Clive's Command A Story of the Fight for India

  • Casting off the shore lines, I kedged her out by main strength, (the windlass being broken), till she rode nearly up and down to the small anchor -- too small to hold her in any breeze.

    Chapter 36

  • P.M. At 6 saw the flag-staff on the west head, at 8 fired a gun to make the people on shore make a fire, half-past 8 fired another, at 9 entered the Heads, came on board a Pilot, at 1 got on shore, out kedge to warp off, at 2 came to in Western Arm, at 8 weighed and kedged up the Arm to the Settlement, at 11 came to in 3 fathoms water.

    The Logbooks of the Lady Nelson With the journal of her first commander Lieutenant James Grant

  • When the tide rose, the sea wanderers kedged the schooner to deep water, and then came among us.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • When the tide rose, the sea wanderers kedged the schooner to deep water, and then came among us.

    An Odyssey of the North

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