Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who digs with or as if with a spade.
  • noun Figuratively, a patient and laborious investigator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who digs, as with a spade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who digs or delves, as with a spade.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to delve + -er

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