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Ditch meaning

ditch - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. throw away; " Chuck these old notes"
  2. 2. forsake; " ditch a lover"
  3. 3. 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 or fortress. In the latter sense, it is called also a moat or a fosse.
  4. 4. Any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth.
  5. 5. To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land.
  6. 6. To surround with a ditch.
  7. 7. To throw into a ditch; as, the engine was ditched and turned on its side.
  8. 8. To dig a ditch or ditches.
  9. 9. A trench in the ground.
  10. 10. To make ditches in.

ditch - examples of usage

  1. They came up the ditch one on each side. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
  2. The ditch was full," broke from the girl. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
  3. The most important of these was to discover whether there had been any water in the ditch at the time of the hold- up. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
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