diggings

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

dig·gings

noun plural \ˈdi-giŋz\

Definition of DIGGINGS

1
:  a place of excavating especially for ore, metals, or precious stones
2
:  material dug out
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>

First Known Use of DIGGINGS

1538

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