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Meaning of DYKE

Pronunciation:  dIk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
  2. [n]  offensive terms for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine
  3. [v]  enclose with a dike; "dike the land to protect it from water"

DYKE is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: butch, dam, dike, dike, dike, levee
 See Also: Aswan Dam, Aswan High Dam, barrier, enclose, gay woman, High Dam, Hoover Dam, inclose, lesbian, milldam, shut in, weir



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dyke\, n.
See {Dike}. The spelling dyke is restricted by some to the
geological meaning.

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