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dike

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  1. 1 a bank of earth constructed to control water an elaborate system of dikes built to protect the lowlands from the relentless onslaught of the sea Synonyms of dike dam, embankment, head, leveeWords Related to dike breakwater, jetty, seawall; breastwork, bulwark, earthwork, rampart; canal, channel, ditch, gutter, trough; lock; barricade, barrier, block; floodgate, sluice; barrage, milldam, stank [British], weir

  2. 2 a long narrow channel dug in the earth water flowed along the dike to the small pond Synonyms of dike ditch, fosse (or foss), gutter, sheugh [chiefly Scottish], trench, troughWords Related to dike acequia [Southwest], culvert, drain, draw, gully (also gulley), ravine; drill, furrow; ha-ha, moat, stank [British dialect], sunk fence; kennel


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