Ditching
Ditch Ditch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ditched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ditching}.] 1. To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land. [1913 Webster]

2. To surround with a ditch. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To throw into a ditch; as, the engine was ditched and turned on its side. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ditching — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ditching, diking, or tiling — Every kind of work necessary to convert parts of arid lands, particularly sagebrush lands, into farms and orchards, the word diking as applied to arid regions implying a leveling of the land, and the term clearing land as applied to arid regions… …   Black's law dictionary

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