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dyke

noun [C] (also dike) uk   us   /daɪk/

dyke noun [C] (WALL)

a wall built to prevent the sea or a river from covering an area, or a channel dug to take water away from an area
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dyke noun [C] (WOMAN)

slang a lesbian . Many people consider this word offensive.
Translations of “dyke”
in Vietnamese con đê…
in Spanish dique…
in Thai เขื่อนกั้นน้ำ…
in Malaysian daik…
in French digue…
in German der Deich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牆, 堤壩,大壩…
in Indonesian tanggul…
in Russian дамба, сточная канава, ров…
in Turkish set, bent, kanal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 墙, 堤坝,大坝…
in Polish grobla, wał, rów…
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