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digs
American English: /dɪɡz/
British English: /dɪɡz/

noun

  • (British English) dig 3 4
    Example sentences
    • It is an unusual request for lodging, but six Roman soldiers need new digs after they moved out of their historic York home.
    • Then, at the beginning of 1994, he left Ireland for Nottingham, trained with the English national squad and put his head down in the attic room of a cheap digs.
    • But it's always the same at end of term as students pack up their digs before going home to their parents.

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