ditcher

noun

ditch·​er
ˈdichə(r)
plural -s
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)

Word History

Etymology

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 18 Jun. 2024.

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