Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To break up, or throw up or out, as earth with a spade; excavate.

Part of speech: verb

To push or force in, as a spade into the ground.

Part of speech: verb

To work, as with a spade; toil; plod.

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Usage examples "dig":

  1. I wish you'd ask her to dig up a friend." - "Flowing Gold", Rex Beach.
  2. They had to dig down, down, down to get the room they needed. - "Paul and the Printing Press", Sara Ware Bassett.
  3. It would be better, therefore, to dig the ground late in the afternoon, and set out the plants the same evening. - "The Home Acre", E. P. Roe.