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diggings

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noun plural dig·gings \ˈdi-giŋz\

Definition of diggings

  1. 1 :  a place of excavating especially for ore, metals, or precious stones

  2. 2 :  material dug out

  3. 3 a :  quarters, premises b chiefly British :  lodgings for a student



Examples of diggings

  1. <he hasn't been seen around these diggings lately>

  2. <while at Oxford, his diggings were the envy of all the other undergraduates>



1538

First Known Use of diggings

1538


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