The old-timer goes because the diggings he had last worked in proved of little good.
These are not exactly what we should call 'diggings' in London, are they?
Nemo omnibus horis sapit, etc., particularly on the diggings.
In Brazil the diggings were not so extensive nor so rich as in this state.
At Rock-Branch diggings, I found masses of calcareous spar thrown from the pits.
The very time that he swore he was on his way from San Francisco to the diggings!
The diggings at Timbuctoo are in a deep hill, which is washed away by the hydraulic process.
We learned from her that she was the only womankind on the 'diggings.'
Though many of the men went off to the diggings, the women remained, hoping to see them return, loaded with wealth.
He continued immediately, "You say this was found in the diggings in the ruins?"
Lodgings; quarters: Your digs, or mine? (1890s+)