Definition of Diggers

1. n. pl. A degraded tribe of California Indians; -- so called from their practice of digging roots for food.



Definition of Diggers

1. Noun. (plural of Digger) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of digger) ¹

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Definition of Diggers

1. digger [n] - See also: digger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diggers

digestive tract
digestive tracts
digestive tube
digestive vacuole
digestively
digestiveness
digestives
digestor
digestors
digests
diggable
digged
digger
digger wasp
digger wasps
diggers (current term)
diggest
diggeth
digging
digging out
digging up
diggings
dighted
dighter
dighters
dighting
dights
digi-
digicam

Literary usage of Diggers

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1. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition by Edward Henry Knight (1880)
"Root-diggers. Root-diggers. Consistently with the importance of the root crops in the agriculture of France, the machines for digging potatoes or ..."

2. Land, Labour, and Gold: Or, Two Years in Victoria with Visits to Sydney and by William Howitt (1858)
"THE diggers at the Buckland we found a very quiet and civil race, at the same time that they were a most active and laborious one. It was all wet work; ..."

3. The History of Ballarat: From the First Pastoral Settlement to the Present Time by William Bramwell Withers (1887)
"It has historical fame also, as the site of the collision, in the year 1854, between the Queen's troops and armed diggers at the Eureka Stockade. ..."

4. Life in Victoria: Or, Victoria in 1853, and Victoria in 1858, Showing the by William Kelly (1859)
"... under the guidance of two return diggers. The road lay through bold ranges, and was exceedingly beautiful in places, but marked most disagreeably, ..."

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