digging

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
act of digging dig , digging , excavation
act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried digging up , disinterment , exhumation
spade with a long handle for digging narrow ditches ditch spade , long-handled spade
hand shovel carried by infantrymen for digging trenches entrenching tool , trenching spade
labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on) fatigue , fatigue duty
agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs fork
foot adapted for digging as in moles fossorial foot
burrowing mammal having limbs adapted for digging fossorial mammal
person who earns a living by digging graves gravedigger
kind of pick that is used for digging; has a flat blade set at right angles to the handle mattock
oil wells, apparatus used for digging rig
military engineer who does sapping (digging trenches or undermining fortifications) sapper
sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds spud , stump spud
long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog tusk
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