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A sheriff’s deputy had little trouble finding him — the man had passed out drunk in a nearby ditch with an open box of Reese’s Pieces.
HOW COPS WHO USE FORCE AND EVEN KILL CAN HIDE THEIR NAMES FROM THE PUBLICBY KENNY JACOBY, USA TODAY AND RYAN GABRIELSON, PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 29, 2020PROPUBLICA
You are ignoring the problem here, which is last week in Pennsylvania, you had ballots found in a ditch.
KAYLEIGH MCENANY’S FIRST POST-DEBATE BRIEFING GOES OFF THE RAILSAARON BLAKEOCTOBER 1, 2020WASHINGTON POST
McEnany clarified that the ballots were found in a ditch in Wisconsin.
KAYLEIGH MCENANY’S FIRST POST-DEBATE BRIEFING GOES OFF THE RAILSAARON BLAKEOCTOBER 1, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The newly discovered earthwork, a 2-meter-wide ditch that forms a semicircle about 50 meters across, is similar to other circular earthworks known as council circles.
DRONES FIND SIGNS OF A NATIVE AMERICAN ‘GREAT SETTLEMENT’ BENEATH A KANSAS PASTUREBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Specially equipped drones flying over a Kansas cattle ranch have detected the buried remnants of a horseshoe-shaped ditch made more than 400 years ago by ancestors of today’s Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, scientists say.
DRONES FIND SIGNS OF A NATIVE AMERICAN ‘GREAT SETTLEMENT’ BENEATH A KANSAS PASTUREBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It was encircled by a ditch, but the drawbridge was down, and the rust on its chains argued that long had it been so.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"Mother would be awfully cross if you walked through that ditch," says Judy, continuing a conversation.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He gripped Shiv's shoulder convulsively, nearly sending his own car into the ditch by so doing.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
We cut over the fields at the back with him between usstraight as the crow fliesthrough hedge and ditch.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Then I ditch from the lake, and I am the proud owner of a large tract of valuable irrigated land.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO DITCH

  • abandoned
  • cast
  • could
  • deserted
  • discarded
  • ditched
  • eighty-sixed
  • ejected
  • fired
  • flipped
  • flung
  • forsook
  • gave the heave ho
  • heaved
  • hurled
  • jettisoned
  • junked
  • launched
  • pitched
  • quit
  • rejected
  • relinquished
  • renounced
  • scrapped
  • shed
  • shied
  • sloughed
  • slung
  • tossed
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