Definition of Drainage ditch

1. Noun. A ditch for carrying off excess water or sewage.

Generic synonyms: Ditch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drainage Ditch

drailed
drailing
drails
drain
drain-trap stomach
drain basket
drain plug
drain the cup
drain the lizard
drain the main vein
drainable
drainage
drainage area
drainage basin
drainage basins
drainage ditch (current term)
drainage pipe
drainage system
drainage tube
drainages
drainboard
drainboards
draincock
draincocks
draine
drained
drainer
drainers
draining
draining board

Literary usage of Drainage ditch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports ... 2d Series by International Labour Office, United States Tariff Commission (1915)
"A. Faulting in lower part of Cherokee shale, drainage ditch two miles south of Prairie City, Bates County. Fig. B. Small anticline in same locality. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"Where, in a suit to restrain defendant from interfering with a drainage ditch by installing certain pipes and sewers alleged to be too small to carry off ..."

3. Land Drainage: A Treatise on the Design and Construction of Open and Closed by John Luther Parsons (1915)
"You may consider how much land the drainage ditch will take, whether the spoil banks will be a total loss or can be leveled for a reasonable outlay and ..."

4. Land Drainage by Wilbur Louis Powers, Thomas Anderson Hendricks Teeter (1922)
"that its utility as a drainage ditch will be destroyed. This danger can be overcome in one way only; ... What is the minimum depth for a drainage ditch? 14. ..."

5. Land Drainage: A Treatise on the Design and Construction of Open and Closed by John Luther Parsons (1915)
"You may consider how much land the drainage ditch will take, whether the spoil banks will be a total loss or can be leveled for a reasonable outlay and can ..."

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