ditchwater

noun

Definition of ditchwater

1 : foul stagnant water collected in a ditch
2 : something regarded as typically dull and lifeless writing as dull as ditchwater

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History and Etymology for ditchwater

Middle English dich water, from dich ditch + water

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“Ditchwater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditchwater. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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