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dredge   
      

It Has 6 letters ( d r e d g e )         2 vowels ( e e )         4 consonants ( d r d g )         Word on the contrary egderd

Which the Definition/Meaning of dredge in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Old English _dragge_, French _dragée_ (“dredge, also, sugar plum”). NOUN DREDGE * A mixture of oats and barley. (Can we find and add a quotation of Kersey to this entry?)

Old English dragge, French dragée (dredge, also, sugar plum).

Noun

dredge

  1. A mixture of oats and barley.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Kersey to this entry?)

Which the Definition/Meaning of dredge in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

Wikipedia From Scots _dreg-boat_ (from Old English *_drecg(e)_) or alternatively from Middle Dutch _dregghe_, probably ultimately from the same root as _drag_. PRONUNCIATION * Rhymes: -ɛdʒ NOUN DREDGE (_plural_ DREDGES) * Any instrument used to gather or take by dragging; as: * A dragnet for taking up oysters, etc., from their beds. * A dredging machine. * An iron frame, with a fine net attached, used in collecting animals living at the bottom of the sea. * Very fine mineral matter held in suspension in water. (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?) TRANSLATIONS VERB DREDGE (_third-person singular simple present_ DREDGES, _present participle_ DREDGING, _simple past and past participle_ DREDGED) * to make a channel deeper or wider using a dredge * to bring something to the surface with a dredge * (_Usually with_ up) to unearth, such as an unsavoury past TRANSLATIONS RELATED TERMS * dredger * dredging

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From Scots dreg-boat (from Old English *drecg(e)) or alternatively from Middle Dutch dregghe, probably ultimately from the same root as drag.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛdʒ

Noun

dredge (plural dredges)

  1. Any instrument used to gather or take by dragging; as:
    1. A dragnet for taking up oysters, etc., from their beds.
    2. A dredging machine.
    3. An iron frame, with a fine net attached, used in collecting animals living at the bottom of the sea.
  2. Very fine mineral matter held in suspension in water.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?)
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Verb

dredge (third-person singular simple present dredges, present participle dredging, simple past and past participle dredged)

  1. to make a channel deeper or wider using a dredge
  2. to bring something to the surface with a dredge
  3. (Usually with up) to unearth, such as an unsavoury past
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Which the Definition/Meaning of dredge in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Old French _dragie_, via Latin from Ancient Greek _τραγήματα_ (tragḗmata, “spices”), plural of _τραγήμα_ (tragḗma, “dried fruit”). Wikipedia PRONUNCIATION * Rhymes: -ɛdʒ VERB DREDGE (_third-person singular simple present_ DREDGES, _present participle_ DREDGING, _simple past and past participle_ DREDGED) * to coat moistened food with a powder, such as flour or sugar TRANSLATIONS

From Old French dragie, via Latin from Ancient Greek τραγήματα (tragḗmata, spices), plural of τραγήμα (tragḗma, dried fruit).

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Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛdʒ

Verb

dredge (third-person singular simple present dredges, present participle dredging, simple past and past participle dredged)

  1. to coat moistened food with a powder, such as flour or sugar
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