Synonyms for dredge

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Dredge the fruits and nuts with flour and fold them into the mixture.

Brush with milk, dredge with sugar, and bake for about 1/2 hour.

Having cleaned the fish, and cut off the fins, dredge them with flour.

After a while turn them, and salt and dredge the other side.

Then wipe the pieces, season them with pepper and salt, and dredge them with flour.

Dip your pudding cloth into it, shake it out, and dredge it with flour.

Wash and dry half a pound of currants, and dredge them well with flour.

Dip your pudding-cloth into boiling water, and then dredge it with flour.

Put this in a dish, dredge it well with flour, and let it stand.

Roll it out thin, lay two or three ounces of butter upon it in little bits, dredge it with a little flour, and roll it up tight.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., in Scottish dreg-boat "boat for dredging," perhaps ultimately from root of drag (possibly via Middle Dutch dregghe "drag-net"). The verb is attested from c.1500 in Scottish. Related: Dredged; dredging.

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