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dyke1

Syllabification: dyke
Pronunciation: /dīk
 
/

noun

offensive

Origin

1940s (earlier as bulldyke): of unknown origin.

Derivatives

dykey

1
adjective

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dyke2

Syllabification: dyke

noun

Variant spelling of dike1.
Example sentences
  • Ponds are separated by dikes that prevent flooding and provide access routes to the ponds for electricity and aerator motors.
  • As they camped in the fields in sight of the city walls the Mongols surprised them by smashing the dams and dikes nearby and flooding the encampment.
  • The Netherlands is a land protected from flooding by dykes and dams.

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