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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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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As far as the ditch alongside the road, unless it was the borrow pit during construction (quite possible, you have to do something with material you've excavated), ...

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 ...

Voice of Reason: You say potato . . .

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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 ...

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

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Suggested outcomes: upside down in borrow ditch with water entrapment. 06-06- 2013, 11:38 PM. We responded on this initial alarm the other day. Dispatched ...

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Stormwater Quality Documentation of. Roadside Shoulders Borrow Ditches by. Pamela J. Kearfott, M.S.E., M.P.Aff. Michael E. Barrett, Ph.D. Joseph F. Malina, Jr.,  ...

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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.

Barrow pit | Define Barrow pit at Dictionary.com

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Barrow pit definition, a roadside borrow pit dug for drainage purposes. See more. ... Also called bar pit, bar ditch. Origin of barrow pit. Expand. apparently in ...