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Dyke and Dike are alternative spellings which may both refer to:

Look up dike, dyke in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Dyke (lesbian), a woman who is attracted to other women and typically has masculine characteristics and mannerismsJ Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Dyke is a slang term for a lesbian. ...

  • Dike (construction), a long wall built to keep out the sea or enclose land or generally to enclose or separate land
  • Dike (geology), a long mass of minerals, usually an intrusion of igneous rocks, filling up rents or fissures in the original strata
  • Dyke (river) is a ditch or a channel used for draining land
  • Diagonal pliers ('Dikes'), a tool

Dyke or Dykes is the name of: Afsluitdijk, a 32 km dike in the Netherlands. ... A dike in geology refers to a tabular intrusive igneous body. ... Ditches at the Ouse Washes nature reserve. ... Diagonal pliers. ...

Dyke may refer to the following places: Dykes is a British surname originating from the hamlet of Dykesfield near Carlisle, Cumbria at the northern end of England. ... Van Dyke (or van/Van Dijk or Dyk etc) is a surname of Dutch origin. ... Gregory Dyke (born 20 May 1947) is a journalist and broadcaster. ... William D. Dyke was a two-termed mayor of Madison, Wisconsin in the 1970s. ... Sir William Hart Dyke, 7th Baronet PC JP DL (7 August 1837 – 3 July 1931) was an English Conservative politician. ... Hugh John Maxwell Dykes, The Lord Dykes, born 17 May 1939 to Richard and Doreen Dykes is a British politician. ... John Bacchus Dykes (1823 – 1876) was an English clergyman and hymnist. ...

Dike may also refer to: Dike is a city located in Grundy County, Iowa. ... Dyke, Lincolnshire is a hamlet in the civil parish of Bourne. ... The Car Dyke was and to large extent still is, a ditch which runs along the western edge of The Fens in eastern England. ... Rough cross-section of Offas Dyke, showing how it was designed to protect Mercia against attacks/raids from Powys. ... Wansdyke (from Wodens Dyke) is an early medieval defensive linear earthwork in the West Country of England, consisting of a ditch and a running embankment from the spoil. ... View from Devils Dyke Devils Dyke is a V-Shaped valley on the South Downs Way in southern England, near Brighton & Hove formed by the waters of the receding ice at the end of the last ice age. ...

  • Dike (mythology), the Greek goddess of moral justice, one of the three second generation Horae
  • 99 Dike, an asteroid
  • D-Yikes!, an episode of South Park

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Dyke (lesbian) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (654 words)
Dyke or dike is a slang term for a lesbian.
In addition, the word "dyke" is preferred by some because it can encompass bisexual and transgender women, by contrast to the word "lesbian".
A dyke bar is a term used to describe any bar or club in which lesbians often attend, but can also indicate a "tougher" establishment (in terms of the patrons or environment).
Gareth Dyke Publication List (1242 words)
Dyke, G.J., Malakhov, D.V. and Chiappe, L.M. The marine bird Asiahesperornis from the Cretaceous of northern Kazakhstan.
Dyke, G.J. The fossil waterfowl (Aves, Anseriformes) from the Eocene of England.
Dyke, G.J. and Waterhouse, D.M. A mousebird (Aves, Coliiformes) from the Eocene of England.
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