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dikes

noun , plural of dike

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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
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2 a long narrow channel dug in the earth
  • water flowed along the dike to the small pond
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ditches, fosses, gutters, sheughs [chiefly Scottish], trenches, troughs

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