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dig in

verb

Definition of dig in

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cover or incorporate by burying <dig in compost>

  3. 2 :  to establish in a dug defensive position <the platoon was well dug in>

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to establish a defensive position especially by digging trenches

  6. 2 a :  to go resolutely to work b :  to begin eating

  7. 3 :  to hold stubbornly to a position

  8. 4 :  to scuff the ground for better footing while batting (as in baseball)

dig in one's heels
  1. :  to take or persist in an uncompromising position or attitude despite opposition



1827

First Known Use of dig in

1827


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