Found 3 items, similar to dug.
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English → English
n 1: the site of an archeological exploration; “they set up camp
next to the dig”
, archeological site
2: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and
intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was
`drop dead'“; ”
she threw shafts of sarcasm“; ”
she takes a
dig at me every chance she gets" [syn: shot
3: a small gouge (as in the cover of a book); “the book was in
good condition except for a dig in the back cover”
4: the act of digging; “there's an interesting excavation going
on near Princeton”
5: the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or
elbow; “she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs”
v 1: turn up, loosen, or remove earth; “Dig we must”
; “turn over
the soil for aeration”
, cut into
, turn over
2: create by digging; “dig a hole”
; “dig out a channel”
[syn: dig out
3: work hard; “She was digging away at her math homework”
“Lexicographers drudge all day long”
4: remove the inner part or the core of; “the mining company
wants to excavate the hillsite”
5: poke or thrust abruptly; “he jabbed his finger into her
6: get the meaning of something; “Do you comprehend the meaning
of this letter?”
[syn: get the picture
n : an udder or breast or teat
English → English
(d[i^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dug
(d[i^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. Digging
. -- Digged is
archaic.] [OE. diggen, perh. the same word as diken, dichen
); cf. Dan. dige to dig, dige a ditch; or
(?) akin to E. 1st dag. [root]67.]
1. To turn up, or delve in, (earth) with a spade or a hoe; to
open, loosen, or break up (the soil) with a spade, or
other sharp instrument; to pierce, open, or loosen, as if
with a spade.
Be first to dig the ground. --Dryden.
2. To get by digging; as, to dig potatoes, or gold.
3. To hollow out, as a well; to form, as a ditch, by removing
earth; to excavate; as, to dig a ditch or a well.
4. To thrust; to poke. [Colloq.]
You should have seen children . . . dig and push
their mothers under the sides, saying thus to them:
Look, mother, how great a lubber doth yet wear
5. To like; enjoy; admire. The whole class digs Pearl Jam.
To dig down
, to undermine and cause to fall by digging; as,
to dig down a wall.
To dig from
, To dig out of
, To dig out
, To dig up
get out or obtain by digging; as, to dig coal from or out
of a mine; to dig out fossils; to dig up a tree. The
preposition is often omitted; as, the men are digging
coal, digging iron ore, digging potatoes.
To dig in
(a) to cover by digging; as, to dig in manure.
(b) To entrench oneself so as to give stronger resistance;
-- used of warfare or negotiating situations.
to dig in one's heels
To offer stubborn resistance.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
(d[u^]g), n. [Akin to Sw. d["a]gga to suckle (a
child), Dan. d[ae]gge, and prob. to Goth. daddjan. [root]66.]
A teat, pap, or nipple; -- formerly that of a human mother,
now that of a cow or other beast.
With mother's dug between its lips. --Shak.
imp. & p. p. of Dig