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kedge

Nautical
a light anchor, used esp for kedging

kedge

[kej]
(navigation)
To move, as a vessel, by carrying out an anchor, letting it go, and hauling the ship up to the anchor.
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Roland Kedge with the glacial boulder which has finally been given its own information plaque
There was even a Cardiff businesswoman Ali Kedge trying to blow her own trumpet for her company Warmahorn.
Dear Lord up above please protect the one we love, for he's the one we truly miss, so send our Kedge a gentle kiss from sisters Cath and Chris, brothers John, Thomas, Micheal, Danny, brother in law Brian, sistersinlaw Sonia and Faye, nieces Shell, Mel and Vicky, nephews Robert, Tommy, Christopher and James.
de Heem's "Glass Vase with Flowers on a Stone kedge," the artist uses light in innovative ways, spotlighting the intensely colored flowers against a deep black background.
The organisation, which cares for sick children, was said to have landed amid allegations relating to payments made by WellChild to the husband of former chief executive Kedge Martin.
The last time Huddersfield won the title in 1975, they comprised David Hirst, Malcolm Mear, John Kedge, Geoff Brook and Stuart Sykes.
R Kedge, Luton, Beds WE hear Pound Shops are increasing their profits during this recession.
Wellchild Chief Executive Kedge Martin said: "When WellChild started in 1977 there was little hope for children with inherited metabolic disorders like Harry's - most had not even been described, let alone treated.
In Southwest Michigan First's sparkling new offices in a once-abandoned downtown loft, a kedge stands on a pedestal with this plaque by its side: "When the fair winds fail, we have a choice.
This September we will be introducing our solution, WellChild Online, where parents and children can research their health concerns using the internet, or by emailing or calling for help via our Helpline, which is staffed by fully qualified nurses," said Kedge Martin, CEO of WellChild.
James Cook named the spot "Anchor Point" in the 1700s when he lost a kedge anchor while trying to deal with the inlet's strong currents.
Among their latest efforts, they retrieved a 300-pound kedge anchor that could be from the Columbus era.