dredge-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: cover before cooking

Commentary: Syntax Includes:

Jenny dredged the chicken in flour before she fried it.
The meat was dredged, washed, and dredged again to make it crispy.
Shawn dredged the mushrooms for a texture contrast.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM

Sense Number 2: search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something

The cops dredged the lake for evidence.
The water is so deep we must dredge from a boat.
Frank painstakingly dredged through the muck for clues.

VerbNet: search-35.2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: dredge.01,dredge.02