Diked
Dike Dike, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Diking}.] [OE. diken, dichen, AS. d[=i]cian to dike. See {Dike}.] 1. To surround or protect with a dike or dry bank; to secure with a bank. [1913 Webster]

2. To drain by a dike or ditch. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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