|1.||Also called: dredger a machine, in the form of a bucket ladder, grab, or suction device, used to remove material from a riverbed, channel, etc|
|2.||another name for dredger|
|3.||to remove (material) from a riverbed, channel, etc, by means of a dredge|
|4.||(tr) to search for (a submerged object) with or as if with a dredge; drag|
|[C16: perhaps ultimately from Old English dragan to |
(Job 24:6). See CORN.