Definition of watergang in English:

watergang

Pronunciation /ˈwɔːtəɡaŋ/

noun

archaic
  • An artificial watercourse such as a drainage channel or mill-race. Also occasionally: the course of a river or stream.

    Especially with reference to drainage systems in low-lying areas of Britain and northern Europe.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. From water + gang.