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noun 
  1. A trench; a long, shallow indentation, as for irrigation or drainage.
Digging ditches has long been considered one of the most arduous forms of manual labor.
verb (ditches, ditching, ditched)
  1. To discard or abandon.
Once the sun came out we ditched our rain-gear and started a campfire.
  1. To deliberately crash-land an airplane on the sea.
When the second engine failed, the pilot was forced to ; their last location was just south of the Azores.
  1. To deliberately not attend classes; to play hookey.
The truant officer caught Louise ditching with her friends, and her parents were forced to pay a fine.
Etymology: Old English dÄÄ


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