ditch


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leave

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to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

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a long narrow excavation in the earth

any small natural waterway

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forsake

sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly

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make an emergency landing on water

crash or crash-land

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cut a trench in, as for drainage

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References in classic literature ?
I woke Clarence and told him the great ditch was filling up with men, and that I believed all the knights were coming for us in a body.
If those who remain of the troop persist in coming to the assault, we will allow the besiegers to get as far as the ditch, and then we will push down upon their heads that strip of wall which keeps its perpendicular by a miracle.
Madame Aubain finally slid into the ditch, after shoving first Virginia and then Paul into it, and though she stumbled several times she managed, by dint of courage, to climb the other side of it.
After a minute's search, I found him sitting at the edge of the ditch, by the side of the little Frog, and looking rather disconsolate.
They were all greatly pleased to see how easily he did it, and after the Scarecrow had got down from his back the Lion sprang across the ditch again.
The walls of the ditch were brilliant with yellow banks of sulphur and with lava and pumice-stone of many colors.
I wonder how it came here"; and he picked the rocket out of the ditch.
The fortress, encircled by a deep ditch, its only guardian, arose like three heads upon turrets connected with each other by terraces covered with moss.
When he had ridden about two miles and had passed the last of the Russian troops, he saw, near a kitchen garden with a ditch round it, two men on horseback facing the ditch.
Will felt as if he were forced to cross his small boundary ditch, and what he saw beyond it was not empire, but discontented subjection.
Tiny streams were trickling between the rows from the main ditch before him and at some distance to his right he could see people at work among the plants.
Suddenly he stumbled and sat down in a ditch or water-course.
After her dance she withdrew from the dialogue and retreated to the ditch wall back of Philly's burrow, where she sat singing "The Rising of the Moon" and making a wreath of primroses for her donkey.
The Goat, envying the Ass on account of his greater abundance of food, said, "How shamefully you are treated: at one time grinding in the mill, and at another carrying heavy burdens"; and he further advised him to pretend to be epileptic and fall into a ditch and so obtain rest.
I saw one lad, after reeling half a dozen steps, pause at the side of the road, gravely peer into the ditch, and gravely, and after apparent deep thought, fall into it.