verb (digs, digging, dug)
- An archeological investigation
- To move hard-packed earth out of the way, especially downward to make a hole with a shovel. Or to drill etc. through rocks, roads, etc.
Etymology: From Middle English diggen, probably cognate with dike, ditch, Dutch dijk, French digue, diguer, German Deich, Romanian dig, Spanish digue, etc.
- They dug an eight foot deep ditch along the side of the road.
- In the wintertime, heavy truck tires into the road, forming potholes.
- If the plane can't pull out of the dive it is in, it'll a hole in the ground.
- (italbrac, with "into") To research a particular subject.
- She is going to into Egyptian basket-weaving this semester.
- (slang) To appreciate, or like.
- Baby, I you.
- (slang) To understand or show interest in.
- You ?
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