Digging


Digging
Digging Dig"ging, n. 1. The act or the place of digging or excavating.

Syn: excavation, dig. [1913 Webster]

2. pl. Places where ore is dug; especially, certain localities in California, Australia, and elsewhere, at which gold is obtained. [Recent] [1913 Webster]

3. pl. Region; locality. [Low] [1913 Webster]

4. a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion).

Syn: ransacking, rummage. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.