Dredging box
Dredge Dredge, v. t. To sift or sprinkle flour, etc., on, as on roasting meat. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

{Dredging box}. (a) Same as 2d {Dredger}. (b) (Gun.) A copper box with a perforated lid; -- used for sprinkling meal powder over shell fuses. --Farrow. [1913 Webster]


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  • dredging box — Dredger Dredg er, n. (Cookery) A box with holes in its lid; used for sprinkling flour, as on meat or a breadboard; called also {dredging box}, {drudger}, and {drudging box}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dredging-box — n. box used to dredge meat, drudger …   English contemporary dictionary

  • box caisson — noun : a heavy timber watertight box open at the top, floated over a position prepared by dredging, and sunk by building a masonry pier within it …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flour box — Flour Flour (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drudging box — Dredger Dredg er, n. (Cookery) A box with holes in its lid; used for sprinkling flour, as on meat or a breadboard; called also {dredging box}, {drudger}, and {drudging box}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drudging box — Drudg ing box See {Dredging box}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flour-box — n. Dredging box, dredge box, flour dredge …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dredge-box — n. Dredging box, flour dredge …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Flour — (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer part of meal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flour bolt — Flour Flour (flour), n. [F. fleur de farine the flower (i.e., the best) of meal, cf. Sp. flor de la harina superfine flour, Icel. fl[ u]r flower, flour. See {Flower}.] The finely ground meal of wheat, or of any other grain; especially, the finer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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