A small anchor used for warping a vessel (also called kedge anchor).
To warp (a vessel) by carrying out a kedge in a boat, dropping it overboard, and hauling the vessel up to it.
To move with the help of a kedge, as described above.
Origin: Perhaps an alteration of cadge.
to move (a vessel) by carrying out a kedge in a boat, dropping it overboard, and hauling the vessel up to it
a small anchor used whenever a large one can be dispensed witch. See Kedge, v. t., and Anchor, n
Origin: [See Kedge, v. t.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kej, n. a small anchor for keeping a ship steady, and for warping the ship.—v.t. to move by means of a kedge, to warp.—n. Kedg′er, a kedge. [Scand.; cf. Sw. prov. keka, to drive slowly.]
kej, adj. (prov.) brisk, lively: pot-bellied.—Also Kedg′y, Kidge.
The numerical value of kedge in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of kedge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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