- Enter a word for the dictionary definition.
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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]