diggings diggings

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an excavation for ore or precious stones or for archaeology
  2. (n) temporary living quarters

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Once during a bitter Depression winter, a score of shivering hoboes holed up in one of its diggings, until they were driven out by the police.
  2. Then we hunker down to investigation scenes from some CSI: Riyadh: ditch-diggings, bullet analysis and an autopsy.
  3. But diggings there will have to wait; the job would probably require the relocation of all 2,500 villagers.

News

  • Notice to readers

    Mike Nichols, whose 'Badger Diggings' column appeared regularly on the Opinion page in the Sheboygan Press, has taken a new job and is no longer writing a regular column.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Sheboygan Press

Quotes

  1. "This is awesome," Araya stated backstage. "I guess we're part of the industry now, above ground. None of those tunnel diggings anymore. No, this is our second win actually. It's kind of exciting. We've been fortunate to have been around this...
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Tom Araya Source: Blabbermouth.net

  2. "The primary objective of the measure is to ease traffic along EDSA. Diggings and construction activities on EDSA is one of the primary causes of traffic snarl in the highway," Fernando said.
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Bayani Fernando Source: ABS CBN News

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