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Dike \Dike\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diked; p. pr. & vb. n. Diking.] [OE. diken, dichen, AS. d[=i]cian to dike. See Dike.]

  1. To surround or protect with a dike or dry bank; to secure with a bank.

  2. To drain by a dike or ditch.


vb. (en-past of: dike)

Usage examples of "diked".

The largest dry region, lying east of the Trade Road, was the Dylex Country, where polders or diked and drained fields contained well-cultivated farms, pastures, and scattered townships.

For 40 years the natural marsh was diked, dammed and diverted to benefit farmers and developers.