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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ditch /ˈdɪʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ditch n.; pl. Ditches
 1. A trench made in the earth by digging, particularly a trench for draining wet land, for guarding or fencing inclosures, or for preventing an approach to a town or fortress. In the latter sense, it is called also a moat or a fosse.
 2. Any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ditch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ditched p. pr. & vb. n. Ditching.]
 1. To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land.
 2. To surround with a ditch.
 3. To throw into a ditch; as, the engine was ditched and turned on its side.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ditch, v. i. To dig a ditch or ditches.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a long narrow excavation in the earth
      2: any small natural waterway
      v 1: forsake; "ditch a lover"
      2: throw away; "Chuck these old notes" [syn: chuck]
      3: sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or
         irresponsibly; "The company dumped him after many years of
         service"; "She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love
         with a rich man" [syn: dump]
      4: make an emergency landing on water
      5: crash or crash-land; "ditch a car"; "ditch a plane"
      6: cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain
         it"; "trench the fields" [syn: trench]