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.
akin to Middle English caggen
to fasten; see cadge1