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- 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. region; locality
- v. Present participle of dig.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or the place of digging or excavating.
- n. Places where ore is dug; especially, certain localities in California, Australia, and elsewhere, at which gold is obtained.
- n. Region; locality.
- n. a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion).
from The 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.
- 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of digging
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