Definition of Ditch reed
1. Noun. Tall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles; widely distributed in moist areas; used for mats, screens and arrow shafts.
Group relationships: Genus Phragmites, Phragmites
Generic synonyms: Reed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ditch Reed
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Literary usage of Ditch reed
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1. The Guide to Knowledge. edited by William Pinnock (1833)
"Along the iront, and half way up the ditch, reed fences (C) are placed to lide the decoy man and his dogs from the ducks; the end of the ditch is a tunnel ..."