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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar_ditch

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 ...

www.word-detective.com/2012/02/bar-ditch

Feb 4, 2012 ... It has been explained to me that the name refers to the fact that the dirt that makes ... I have been unimpressed by this explanation for forty-five or fifty years now. ... Bar ditch. Dig it. Dear Word Detective: I've lived most of my life in the ... There's nothing like seeing one of the local honor students futzing with ...

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Bar ditch definition, barrow pit. See more. ... What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name? Apostrophes ... How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?

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We in the Southern US have a term for the ditch which runs along a road. ... Its purpose is for drainage. ... The ditch by the side of the upgraded road is called a ' bar pit,' 'borrow pit,' 'bar ditch,' 'borrow ditch,' ... Question: It has been explained to me that the name refers to the fact that the dirt that makes the ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/316638/barrow-pit-western-american-term-for-ditch

I'm from the American West and have heard a term local (northern Utah, ... " burrow," "bar" (probably with an assumed apostrophe at the end as a shortener), or "burr. ... The term barrow pit may derive from barrow-ditch or barrow-dick, cited ... Even older is this instance by a Canadian railway foreman named ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bar%20ditch

Define bar ditch: borrow ditch. ... There's more! Love words? You must ... Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with: .

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dare.wisc.edu/words/quarterly-updates/QU2/bar-ditch

1963 AmSp 38.157 TX, Several [students] pointed out that a bar ditch is a ditch that ... Upper MW (as of c1950), Several infs. have the variant bar pit or bar ditch.