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2 definitions found
 for Dredging box
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dredge \Dredge\, v. t.
     To sift or sprinkle flour, etc., on, as on roasting meat.
     --Beau. & Fl.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Dredging box.
     (a) Same as 2d Dredger.
     (b) (Gun.) A copper box with a perforated lid; -- used for
         sprinkling meal powder over shell fuses. --Farrow.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dredger \Dredg"er\, n. (Cookery)
     A box with holes in its lid; -- used for sprinkling flour, as
     on meat or a breadboard; -- called also dredging box,
     drudger, and drudging box.
     [1913 Webster]

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