Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of excavating, especially with spade or shovel, or, in general, with simple tools and without the aid of blasting. Excavation in this general sense receives various names, according to the nature and object of the work done. See
excavation, mine, and quarry.
- n. The act of undermining; plotting; manœuvering.
- n. plural That which is dug out.
- n. plural A region or locality where mining is carried on.
- n. plural Region; place; locality: as, business is dull in these diggings.
- n. The action performed by a person or thing that digs.
- n. A place where ore is dug, especially certain localities in California, Australia, etc. where gold is obtained.
- n. archaic, colloquial region; locality
- v. present participle of dig.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or the place of digging or excavating.
- n. Recent Places where ore is dug; especially, certain localities in California, Australia, and elsewhere, at which gold is obtained.
- n. Low Region; locality.
- n. a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion).
- n. the act of digging
“Rugborough match is to be played on next Saturday (tomorrow), and digging -- _digging_ -- I'll trouble you.”
“If the media wants to be the fourth (albeit unelected) branch of government, I suggest it cultivate some sense of responsibility in "digging" for the truth.”
“It can be placed around trees which are already there, so no cutting, chopping otherwise digging is necessary, simply click the 2 parts of the Treepot around it also top up with gravel.”
“She did something useful in digging up some Klingon language books in Star Trek VI.”
“My experience has shown that there are lots of articles, reviews and resources for the male golfer but deeper digging is necessary for the female golfer.”
“The digging is for the last of my mother's cats, which ancient and oddly enough chose today to pass over to the heavyside layer.”
“For those of you who are interested in digging deeper or conveniently listening to a message on your IPod or in your car, these audio messages and study guides will serve as a great support to the book.”
“WSJ: A lot of musicians claim to never go back and listen to their old material, but you obviously took some joy in digging back into your archives for "Decoded.”
“How much energy will be used in digging the light rail tunnel between downtown Seattle and the U.W.?”
“The mens employer is the Stadtgemeinde and they are at present engaged in digging air-raid trenches.”
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