Meaning of DIGGING in English

ˈdigiŋ, -gēŋ noun

( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of dig

1. diggings plural : material taken out of an excavation

2. usually diggings plural but singular or plural in construction : a place of excavating : a place where ore, metals, or precious stones are got by digging (as by placer mining)

3. diggings plural

a. : place , premises

he hasn't been seen around these diggings lately

b. chiefly Britain : quarters or lodgings especially for a student or other single person

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