ditch·​er | \ ˈdichə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of ditcher

1 : a worker who digs or repairs ditches
2 : a machine that digs ditches and usually piles the dirt in a bank to the side (as by means of a conveyor belt)

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History and Etymology for ditcher

Middle English dicher, from dichen to make a ditch + -er

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“Ditcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditcher. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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