What does kentledge mean?

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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kentledge

    kent′lej, n. pig-iron laid in a ship's hold for ballast.—Also Kint′ledge.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kentledge in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kentledge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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