Definition of Digging

1. Noun. The act of digging. "There's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"

Exact synonyms: Dig, Excavation
Generic synonyms: Creating By Removal
Derivative terms: Dig, Dig, Dig, Dig, Excavate, Excavate



Definition of Digging

1. n. The act or the place of excavating.

Definition of Digging

1. Noun. The action performed by a person or thing that digs. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of dig) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Digging

1. dig [v] - See also: dig

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digging

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

Literary usage of Digging

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"The digging took place on Aug. 16, when, besides a party from Largo House, there were present Admiral ..."

2. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau (1893)
"... that is, you might have done worse ; but I wish, as you are brothers of mine, that you could have spent your time better than digging in this dirt. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"DIAMOND-digging IN SOUTH AFRICA. " COME, Mr Joseph, do let us settle this little matter. Write us a cheque for .£26400 for this parcel of diamonds, ..."

4. A Text Book of the Physics of Agriculture by Franklin Hiram King (1907)
"Showing the ditching iiue and the commencement of digging. 393. Ditching Tools—In digging a ditch it is a matter of first importance to have suitable tools; ..."

5. Coffee and India-rubber Culture in Mexico: Preceeded by Geographical and by Matías Romero (1898)
"E. digging the Holes.—In regard to this operation, which follows the staking of the ... Time for digging the holes. b.—Manner of digging the holes. c. ..."

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