[Tagging] Drain vs ditch

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 00:53:37 UTC 2019

On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 10:28, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>

> Although the 1st definition sort of agrees with your usage, the common
> definition in the U.S. is closer to the other two. There are several other
> definitions given but most of them are similar to those two. So it will be
> a bit confusing to use here in the U.S.

Now why does that amaze me! :-)

irrigation channel: a passage
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/passage> dug
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/dug> in the ground
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/ground_1> and used
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/used> for bringing
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/bring> water
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/water_1> to land
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/land_1> in order
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/order_1> to make
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/make_1> plants
<https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/plant_1> grow


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