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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dredge  \Dredge\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dredged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dredging}.] 
  To  catch  or  gather  with  a  dredge;  to  deepen  with  a  dredging 
  machine.  --R.  Carew. 
 
  {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 




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