- The northern English form of ditch.
- A ditch and bank running alongside each other (the excavation was the soruce of the material of the embankment.)
- A barrier of stone or earth used to hold back water and prevent flooding.
- (pejorative) A lesbian, especially a manly or unattractive lesbian.
- (geology) A body of once molten igneous rock that was injected into older rocks in a manner that crosses bedding planes.
- Dutch: sloot
- French: fossé
- German: Graben
- Italian: fosso
- Spanish: dique
- Old English dÄÄ (the source of both 'ditch' and 'dike', the southern English 'c' being soft while the northern was hard).
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