Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A shallow trench, perhaps lined with tile or containing a perforated pipe, backfilled with gravel and then covered over, used to collect and channel runoff water.

Etymologies

Perhaps after Henry French of Concord, MA (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The French drain is a straightforward application of hydrodynamic theory.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

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