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Bar ditch - Wikipedia

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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.

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 ...

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 ...

Bridgehunter.com | Borrow Ditch Bridge

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Timber stringer bridge over Borrow Ditch on Maple Street in Big Springs.

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 ...

borrow pit / ditch | WordReference Forums

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Does anyone outside Utah call them borrow pits ? thanks a millipn for any ... pit' in my life. for me, and im from the Pacific Northwest, it's a ditch.

Borrow Ditches - Weld County

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Landowners using borrow ditches along County rights-of-way for irrigation runoff and other uses, whether the original consent to such uses was expressly given ...

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

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

Bank says no? Ditch the bank – borrow from the crowd | New Scientist

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Dec 12, 2011 ... Ditch the bank – borrow from the crowd. By MacGregor Campbell. The Occupy movement has gone global. The first and final paragraphs of this ...

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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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Note: This entry was previously barrow ditch. borrow ditch n [Cf borrow pit n. (The chronology of attestations makes connection with EDD barrow ditch “A small ...

Texan Etymology of Pipelining Terms [Archive] - Straight Dope ...

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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 ...