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  Dictionary Definition of diked

dike [1]
noun
1. an embankment for restraining the waters of the sea or a river.
2. a ditch.
3. a ridge or bank of earth as thrown up in excavating.
4. a causeway.
5. an obstacle; barrier.
6. Geology a tabular body of igneous rock which cuts across the structure of adjacent rocks or cuts massive rocks; formed by intrusion of magma.
7. Colloquial a lavatory.
-- verb (t) ( diked, diking )
8. to furnish or drain with a dike.
9. to enclose, restrain, or protect by a dike: to dike a tract of land.
[ME, from Scandinavian; cf. Icel. dik, diki ditch; akin to DITCH ]
-- diker, noun