other words for kedge
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The launch and cutter being instantly hoisted out, the usual preparations were made to lay out a kedge, to heave the ship off.
Davies just threw the kedge over, and it just got a grip in time to check our momentum and save our bowsprit from the quayside.
Let go the kedge the vessel drifting on Risdons Island, shortened sail: 1/4 before 12 a breeze from the north-west up kedge.
The crowd of standees in the inner field see it best, and down this mighty nondescript body is echoed the cry "Kedge Anchor!"
When it had gone about a fifth of a mile from the vessel the kedge was dropped, and a signal was given by hauling on the rope.
I've got the crew out with a kedge anchor, up in that channel behind the reef, to haul in there if things look bad.
There are places where steamboats can't beat th' current an' have to kedge up or wait for lower water.
Get out a kedge; we'll try to warp her off when the tide comes in.
"We have no clerk of that name," repeated Mr. Kedge, pushing back some papers on the table.
At length he yielded, and sulkily gave the order, the windlass was manned, and the kedge drawn up.