ditchwater

ditchwater
/dich"waw'teuhr, -wot'euhr/, n.
1. water, esp. stagnant and dirty water, that has collected in a ditch.
2. dull as ditchwater. See dishwater (def. 2).
[1275-1325; ME. See DITCH, WATER]

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