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  • n. A ditch or drain along the side of a hill or canal, to catch the surface water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A ditch or drain along the side of a hill to catch the surface water; also, a ditch at the side of a canal to catch the surplus water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A drain along the side of a canal or other conduit to catch the surplus water.
  • n. A drain running along sloping ground to catch and convey the water flowing over the surface.

Etymologies

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catch +‎ drain

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