- Dikey is a British variation of the word dike, which is defined as a ditch or embankment.
A ditch is an example of a dikey.
Variant of dike
- Brit., Dialectal
- a ditch or watercourse
- the bank of earth thrown up in digging a ditch
- an embankment or dam made to prevent flooding by the sea or by a river
- a protective barrier or obstacle
- Scot. a low dividing wall of earth or stone
- Archaic a raised causeway
- Geol. igneous rock that solidified as a tabular body in a more or less vertical fissure
Origin of dikeMiddle English ; from Old English dic and amp; Old Norse diki, akin to ditch, Dutch dijk, German deich ; from Indo-European base an unverified form dhēigw-, an unverified form dhīgw-, to pierce, fasten from source Classical Latin figere, fix