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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. An excavation site, as for digging or mining ore, metals, or precious stones.
  • n.pl. Materials that have been excavated.
  • n.pl. Chiefly British Rooms; lodgings.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of digging.
  • n. Late 19th and early 20th C: accommodations; lodgings; the precursor to the slang 'digs'.
  • n. In the US, in the same time period: establishment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. temporary living quarters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. temporary living quarters
  • n. an excavation for ore or precious stones or for archaeology

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