/waw"teuhr lawg', -log', wot"euhr-/, v., waterlogged, waterlogging.
1. to cause (a boat, ship, etc.) to become uncontrollable as a result of flooding.
2. to soak, fill, or saturate with water so as to make soggy or useless.
3. to become saturated with water.
[1770-80; appar. back formation from WATERLOGGED]

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