Did you mayhaps mean digger?
“At a loss to explain why anyone would pay that much to take her picture, Twiggy said objectively: "Hit's not really wot you call a figger, is it?”
“Ought is an' ought, an 'a figger is a figger, all for de white man an' nothin 'fer de nigger'.”
“The cops looked on; no runner lasted long who didn't, out of his pocket, put in a free "figger" for his working area's foot cops, and it was generally known that the numbers bankers paid off at higher levels of the police department.”
“I made a funny "figger" but no one noticed my odd shape because I was a slave and no one expected a slave to "know better".”
“Its voters must know how to read and write and 'figger' or they won't be able to vote intelligently.”
“She had put on her best tailored suit and he saw that her "figger" was good although too short and full for his taste.”
“Well, tha'll do varry weel as far as thi face an 'figger's consarned, for tha luks as solid as a tombstun, but if aw gie thi th' job tha mun promise to drive as a'w tell thi, for aw seckt th 'last chap aw had becoss he wod drive ta fast when he wor aght o' mi seet; an 'tha knows ther's nowt luks wor nor a gallopin funeral, an' aw want somdyaw can trust.”
“Or mun might even be sharp 'nuff t' figger 'twas both on 'em, "Bazie cautioned.”
“I kind of figger that ef you'll jest have a little cryin 'bee with her that'll answer every purpose.”
“You see," he went on, "I kind of figger it out this way: If them folks who bought Martha's stock are cal'latin 'to buy up Development they'll want more'n two hundred and fifty.”
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