WA dyke, pl. dikis, dykez
'fosse, ditch' (Modern English dike, dyke)
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
díki 'dike, ditch'
(ONP díki (sb.))
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
Far díki, Icel díki, Norw dike, dik, Dan dige, Sw dike
dīc 'trench, ditch, moat'
Phonological and morphological markers
[absence of palatalization of */k/] (possibly diagnostic)
Relevant spellings are perhaps more frequent in N/EM texts, but also occur more widely.
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus
WA 700, 712, 2986 etc.
At WA 3274, the D MS has the palatalized variant <dyche>.