Synonyms for dredging

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Dredging by stirring the bottom was tried, and produced a depth of eighteen feet.

We have been doing a deal of dredging since then, and (p. 196) we are at it yet.

It is true of its kind, though the dredging of nature is the miry form of art.

Let it simmer slowly two hours, basting and dredging frequently.

Theirs was the old story—only too familiar to the history of the dredging fleet.

It is true that this dredging in some parts is a source of profit, not of expense.

I shall have to do some dredging to find out what there is in the bottom of the river.

Again we read of the results of dredging off Cape Chelyuskin.

The cost of dredging from the bed of the river into a barge would be 1d.

Fine specimens may be obtained by dredging at Bar Harbor or Eastport.