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A borrow ditch, is a roadside channel dug for drainage purposes. Typically, the dirt is "borrowed" from the ditch, and used to crown the road. It is a variation of a ...

Borrow Ditch | Definition of Borrow Ditch by Merriam-Webster

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Define borrow ditch: a ditch dug along a roadway to furnish fill and provide drainage.

Bar ditch | Define Bar ditch at Dictionary.com

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apparently in reference to the mound of earth dug from the pit (see barrow<sup>2</sup>); variants with bar perhaps from regional pronunciation of barrow. Dictionary.com ...

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<1950 “What then happens to other uses of the word ditch? The ditch. The ditch by the side of the upgraded road is called a 'bar pit,' 'borrow pit ...

barrow pit - Voice of Reason

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Dec 16, 2007 ... Hit gold with barrow pit, which is a Western United States noun ... I have to admit, I grew up calling the ditch along the road the borrow pit which ...

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The most plausible explanation I've heard for this is that it's a Canadian corruption of the Texan pronounciation of "borrow ditches," as in ...

borrow pit / ditch | WordReference Forums

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Dec 31, 2005 ... Field and topic: Hello I hope the people here can settle a huge arguement and i hope im using this forum appropriatly. the arguemet is about ...

Suggested outcomes: upside down in borrow ditch with water ...

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Jun 6, 2013 ... We responded on this initial alarm the other day. Dispatched as single vehicle rollover, submerged in burrow ditch, unkown victims entrapped.

Prime Lens Basics and Why You Should Ditch Zoom Lens ...

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Jul 8, 2014 ... Prime Lens Basics and Why You Should Ditch Zoom Lens Photography ..... comment) Unless the 35mm you are borrowing is a DX format – you ...

Water Harvesting from Low-Standard Rural Roads - Roads for water

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Plan Form. Drainage Systems. Road or Borrow Ditch. Lead-off, Furrow or Wing Ditch. Cross Drain and Lead-Out Ditch. Lead-In Ditch. Interceptor or Cut-Off Ditch.

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Bar ditch « The Word Detective

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Feb 4, 2012 ... It seems entirely possible that “borrow pit” became “barrow pit” or “barrow ditch” ( which is almost as common in the US as “bar ditch”) and then ...

borrow ditch | Dictionary of American Regional English

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No borrow ditch shall be over 300 feet in length, there being left a ramp of earth in place 30 feet wide at each 300 foot interval. 1894 U.S. War Dept. Annual Rept.

localisation - "Barrow Pit." Western American Term for Ditch ...

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I'm from the American West and have heard a term local (northern Utah, southern Idaho, western Wyoming) rural farmers and ranchers use regularly with a ...