Origin of digger
Examples from the Web for digger
Contemporary Examples of digger
The men had managed to recharge their headlamps using the batteries from a digger and according to Gómez, had found water nearby.The Miners' Miracle Message
August 24, 2010
Historical Examples of digger
Poetry has, in consequence, little to say about the digger for coal.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Daniel Turner Holmes
To be sure, there was Tommy Fox, who was known to be an able digger.The Tale of Grunty Pig
Arthur Scott Bailey
"He certainly is all right as a digger," exclaimed Peter Rabbit.
Digger the Badger is just as much a cousin of yours as is Shadow the Weasel.
As you may guess just by looking at Digger, he is very strong.
- an Australian or New Zealander, esp a soldier: often used as a term of address
- (as modifier)a Digger accent
mid-15c., "one who digs," agent noun from dig (v.). The communistic movement in England so called from 1649.