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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Dredge \Dredge\ (dr[e^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dredged
(dr[e^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. Dredging.]
To catch or gather with a dredge; to deepen with a dredging
machine. --R. Carew.
Dredging machine, a machine (commonly on a boat) used to
scoop up mud, gravel, or obstructions from the bottom of
rivers, docks, etc., so as to deepen them.
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