catchwater

noun
variants: or catchwater drain

Definition of catchwater

: a ditch to catch water on sloping land designed to divert the flow or to irrigate the soil

called also catchwork

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“Catchwater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catchwater. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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