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digger

noun dig·ger \ˈdi-gər\

: a large machine that digs and moves dirt, rocks, etc.

Full Definition of DIGGER

1
a :  one that digs
b :  a tool or machine for digging
2
capitalized usually disparaging especially formerly :  a North American Indian (as a Paiute) who dug roots for food
3
often capitalized chiefly Australian & New Zealand :  an Australian or New Zealand soldier
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First Known Use of DIGGER

15th century

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