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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make (a boat, for example) heavy and unwieldy by flooding with water.
  • transitive v. To saturate with water and make soggy or unusable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to make a boat heavy and in danger of sinking by flooding with water
  • v. to saturate something with water

Etymologies

Back-formation from waterlogged.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From water + log (Wiktionary)

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