1. [ verb ] remove with a dredge, usually from a bottom of a body of water
Related terms: remove
2. [ verb ] search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
Synonyms: drag
Related terms: search
3. [ verb ] (food) cover before cooking

"dredge the chicken in flour before frying it"

Related terms: coat flour cooking
4. [ noun ] (nautical) a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed
Related terms: power_shovel dredger scoop dredging_bucket
Similar spelling:   dredger