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Dredger   Listen

A barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging.

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"Dredger" Quotes from Famous Books

... is familiar with the story of its discovery. For many years the bay of San Francisco had been famed for the luscious quality of its oysters. It is stated that a dredger one day raked up a large bell, which proved to belong to the City Hall, and led to the discovery of the cupola of that building. The attention of the government was at once directed to the spot. The bay of San Francisco was speedily drained ...
— Legends and Tales • Bret Harte

... nations, and many world-famous mining companies are represented by exhibits of ores and metals, of mine models, and mining and metallurgical processes in operation. California shows a gold dredger and a hydraulic mine in operation. The great copper mines of California, Montana, Utah, and Japan, have installed significant exhibits. The United States Government operates in this palace a model mint, a model post office, and features a daily "mine explosion," with ...
— The Jewel City • Ben Macomber

Words linked to "Dredger" :   dredge, hoy, lighter, barge, flatboat

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