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(of a river) erode downwards through its bed:‘the New River began downcutting’‘the effect of the downcutting’
- ‘After two winters, Canon Creek has downcut approximately 3 feet and has a deeper, more defined channel.’
- ‘Once a channel starts to downcut, it usually does not stop until it has caused a lot more erosion.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.