Definition of diggings in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɪɡɪŋz/

plural noun

1A site such as a mine or goldfield that has been excavated: hills scarred with peat diggings
More example sentences
  • Most of the zeolite cavities have been found where fresh diggings or rock excavations occur, such as quarries, canal excavations, diggings for dams and their foundations, and, interestingly, in wells dug for water for agricultural use.
  • For just £10 an hour and with no experience required, it is a really exhilarating way to explore this unique waterway network of shallow lakes formed from medieval peat diggings.
  • The majority of tench fishing takes place in natural loughs or loughs produced by peat diggings.
1.1Material that has been dug from the ground.
2British informal, dated Lodgings.
Example sentences
  • He issued an invite to his diggings in the Temple.
  • I slept 2 nights in his diggings, and had long and hearty talks with him.

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