: something (such as a barge or a machine) that is used for dredging : dredge entry 2
The groups blame the use of the "Newhaven" scallop dredger, common since the 1970s, for deeper and more damaging fishing practices than ever before.—Tony Diver Why buy expensive sand, sourced from licensed mines, when you can anchor your dredger in some remote estuary, blast the sand out of the riverbed with a water jet and suck it up?—Neil Tweedie
: a container with a perforated top that is used to coat food (as with flour or sugar) by sprinkling
While still warm, shake over some sugar from a dredger, then cut into squares or fingers.—Maxine Gordon
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