Definitions

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  • proper n. A topographic surname for someone living near a dike.
  • proper n. The goddess personifying the principle of justice.

Etymologies

From Middle English. (Wiktionary)
From Ancient Greek Δίκη (Dikē). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Family Day at the Dike is a day of free sledding, with free hot dogs and Pepsi products while supplies last.

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  • Also, they seem to be unable to spell, because I can get Dyke, even though I can't get Lesbian, or 'Dike', whatever that is.

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  • When, at school, they had come to the story of the Dutch boy who saved his town from flood by thrusting his finger into the hole in the dike and holding it there until help came, the class, after one look at the accompanying picture in the reader, dubbed young Ben "Dike" Westerveld.

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  • When, at school, they had come to the story of the Dutch boy who saved his town from flood by thrusting his hand into the hole in the dike and holding it there until help came, the class, after one look at the accompanying picture in the reader, dubbed young Ben "Dike" Westerveld.

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  • If he is there, his name will be "Dike" instead of

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  • Following his senior year, Dunlap was awarded a football scholarship to Youngstown State University where he played for the legendary coach Dwight "Dike" Beede.

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  • Dike Drummond, M.D. is known as the "Do-Over Doctor."

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  • When you are ready for your do-over, fresh start, reinvention... let Dike show you how to use a "Functional Midlife Crisis" as a major shortcut to living your dreams.

    Dike Drummond, M.D.: Three Things to Do When the "F" Word Stops You Cold

  • It appears that the condo magic that is Homer Williams, Dike Dame, and Mark Edlen has landed with a resounding thud in downtown Los Angeles.

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  • Black-crowned night-heron, Nycticorax nycticorax (protonym, Ardea Nycticorax), also known as the American/common night heron, the quawk or quark (an onomatopoeic term) or simply as the night heron, photographed at Texas City Dike, Texas (USA).

    Mystery bird: black-crowned night-heron, Nycticorax nycticorax

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