Definitions for kentledgeˈkɛnt lɪdʒ

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  1. kentledge(Noun)

    Weights (often scrap or pig iron) used as permanent ballast on ships.

  2. kentledge(Noun)

    A system of weights (usually concrete or cast-iron blocks) used for load-testing piled foundations.

  3. Origin: From quintelage

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kentledge(noun)

    pigs of iron used for ballast

  2. Origin: [OF. cant edge, corner, D. kant. See Cant edge, angle.]

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