kentledge

noun
kent·​ledge | \ ˈkent-lij How to pronounce kentledge (audio) \

Definition of kentledge

: pig iron or scrap metal used as ballast

First Known Use of kentledge

1607, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kentledge

origin unknown

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“Kentledge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kentledge. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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