Diking

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]


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  • diking — 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 …   Black's law dictionary

  • diking — noun The action of building a dike …   Wiktionary

  • diking — daɪk n. embankment constructed to control water, earthwork, rampart, canal v. build a dike; protect with an embankment; drain with a canal or ditch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • Eiderstedt — ( de. Eiderstedt; da. Ejdersted; North Frisian: Ääderstää ) is a peninsula in the district of Nordfriesland in the German federal state of Schleswig Holstein. It is approximately 30 km in length and 15 km in width and has been created through… …   Wikipedia

  • ditching — 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 …   Black's law dictionary

  • tiling — 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 …   Black's law dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dike — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, probably from Old Norse dīk ditch and Middle Low German dīk dam; akin to Old English dīc ditch more at ditch Date: 13th century 1. an artificial watercourse ; ditch 2. a. a bank usually of earth constructed to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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