A halt has been drawn to the digging up of royal remains in the UK to solve historical puzzles.
With such violent actions, he added, "Cabello is digging the grave of what they call the revolution."
“There are various iterations of my life out there,” says Billy Hayes, digging into his Eggs Benedict at a Manhattan diner.
But digging into the report yields a few important takeaways.
During construction, many men, indentured servants in the beginning, were blown apart during the blasting and digging.
So you and Jan will have to do most of the digging, though I can shovel away the dirt.
Got plenty of water by digging a few holes in the springy places.
While they were engaged in digging the grave three Indians appeared, two of whom were captured.
I could not succeed in finding the plant for which they had been digging.
But we can't get the worm for you just now, as we're not very good at digging on such a hot day!'
early 14c. (diggen), of uncertain origin, perhaps related to dike and ditch, either via Old French diguer (ultimately from a Germanic source), or directly from an unrecorded Old English word. Native words were deolfan (see delve), grafan (see grave (v.)).
Slang sense of "understand" first recorded 1934 in Black English, probably based on the notion of "excavate." A slightly varied sense of "appreciate" emerged 1939. Strong past participle dug appeared 16c., but is not etymological. Related: Digging.
late 17c. as "a tool for digging," from dig (v.). Meaning "archaeological expedition" is from 1896. Meaning "thrust or poke" (as with an elbow) is from 1819; figurative sense of this is from 1840.
[the cool senses, originally black, are probably related to the early 19th-century sense, ''study hard, strive to understand'']