[kej] /kɛdʒ/ Nautical
verb (used with object), kedged, kedging.
to warp or pull (a ship) along by hauling on the cable of an anchor carried out from the ship and dropped.
verb (used without object), kedged, kedging.
(of a ship) to move by being kedged.
Also called kedge anchor. a small anchor used in kedging.
to draw (a vessel) along by hauling in on the cable of a light anchor that has been dropped at some distance from it, or (of a vessel) to be drawn in this fashion
a light anchor, used esp for kedging
[kej-uh-ree] /ˈkɛdʒ əˌri/ noun 1. East Indian Cookery. a cooked dish consisting of rice, lentils, and spices. 2. a cooked dish of rice, fish, hard-boiled eggs, butter, cream, and seasonings. /ˌkɛdʒəˈriː/ noun 1. (mainly Brit) a lightly curried dish consisting of rice, cooked flaked fish, and hard-boiled eggs
[key-deer-ee] /keɪˈdɪər i/ noun 1. a city on E Java, in Indonesia. /kɪˈdɪərɪ/ noun 1. a city in Indonesia, in E Java: commercial centre. Pop: 244 519 (2000)
- Kedleston hall
/ˈkɛdəlstən/ noun 1. a mansion near Derby in Derbyshire: rebuilt (1759–65) for the Curzon family by Matthew Brettingham, James Paine, and Robert Adam
[kee-druh n] /ˈki drən/ noun 1. . /ˈkɛdrɒn/ noun 1. (Bible) a ravine under the eastern wall of Jerusalem the valley, now quite narrow, between the Mount of Olives and Mount Moriah. The upper part of it is called the Valley of Jehoshaphat. The LXX., in 1 Kings 15:13, translate “of the cedar.” The word […]