verb (used without object), delved, delv·ing.
verb (used with object), delved, delv·ing.
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Origin of delve
OTHER WORDS FROM delvedelver, nounun·delved, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for delve
Any comparison between the material comfort of a Kentucky slave and an English ditcher and delver would be preposterous.North America, Volume II (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
Frost was the agent, ice was his delver, water his carrier, and the basin of Lake Ontario his dumping-ground.The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts|George W. Holley
Idler on its modern surface, or delver in its deep-hearted past, could he reconcile himself to it?Indian Summer|William D. Howells
I speak only as a delver into the secrets of other men; and if I seem arrogant, it is due to the influence of the company I keep.Short Story Writing|Charles Raymond Barrett
It has been the delver of its own channel through the barrier of the Kirchet.Fragments of science, V. 1-2|John Tyndall