Bucket-ladder



noun

a series of buckets that move in a continuous chain, used to dredge riverbeds, etc, or to excavate land
(as modifier): a bucket-ladder dredger

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various

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