ditch

  1. a long narrow excavation in the earth
  2. any small natural waterway

Ditch

A ditch is usually defined as a small to moderate depression created to channel water. In Anglo-Saxon, the word dïc already existed and was pronounced `deek` in northern England and `deetch` in the south. The origins of the word lie in digging a trench and forming the upcast soil into a bank alongside it. This practice has meant that the name...
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Ditch

• (v. t.) To surround with a ditch. • (v. t.) To throw into a ditch; as, the engine was ditched and turned on its side. • (v. i.) To dig a ditch or ditches. • (v. t.) To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land. • (n.) A trench made in the earth by digging, particularly a trench for...
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ditch

noun a long narrow excavation in the earth
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Ditch

[fortification] A ditch in military engineering is an obstacle, designed to slow down or break up an attacking force, while a trench is intended to provide cover to the defenders. In military fortifications the side of a ditch (or gorge) farthest from the enemy and closest to the next line of defence is known as the scarp while the side of ...
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Ditch

Ditch intransitive verb To dig a ditch or ditches. Swift.
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Ditch

Ditch noun ; plural Ditches . [ Middle English dich , orig. the same word as dik . See Dike .] 1. A trench made in the earth by digging, particularly a trench for draining wet land, for guarding or fencing inclosures, or for preventing an approach to a town o...
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Ditch

Ditch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Ditched ; present participle & verbal noun Ditching .] 1. To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land. 2. To surround w...
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Ditch

A ditch is a narrow channel dug in the earth, usually for drainage, irrigation or as a boundary marker.
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Ditch

A ditch is a trench in the earth made by digging, particularly the term is used for a trench for draining wet land, or for making a fence to guard inclosures, or for preventing an enemy from approaching a town or fortress. In the latter sense it is called also a fosse or moat, and is dug round the rampart or wall between tho scarp and counterscarp....
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Ditch

A long narrow trench or furrow dug in the ground, as for irrigation, drainage, or a boundary line.
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Ditch

A long, narrow trench or furrow dug improve drainage.
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Ditch

A water channel dug to assist drainage or the mark a boundary. In this part of the world most are bordered by a hedge.
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Ditch

An elongated hole dug as protection or drainage. Usually around a settlement.See EARTHWORKS
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Ditch

Ditch is slang for cannabis.
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Ditch

The gutter; the channel.
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ditch

To get rid of something without being seen.
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ditch

[n] - any small natural waterway 2. [n] - a long narrow excavation in the earth 3. [v] - forsake 4. [v] - make an emergency landing on water 5. [v] - crash or crash-land
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