1 Ditch, trench, or fosse.
2 Embankment, wall, or causeway.
3 Defensive wall.
4 Low wall or fence of turf or stone marking a division or acting as an enclosure, e.g. of a field.
5 Ridge or dam to resist encroachment by the sea.
6 Jetty or pier.
7 Raised causeway over marshy ground.
See also dyke.