- digestive system,
- digestive tract,
- digger indians,
- digger pine,
- digger wasp,
- digging stick
Origin of digger
Examples from the Web for diggers
The latter place is in the centre of the diggers' population here, (p. 434) and a moderate-sized village.My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War|Ben Viljoen.
I rather think, too, that it would be as well to set our diggers at work to discover a way out of this apartment.Under the Chinese Dragon|F. S. Brereton
The crowd about the spot fell back, and the diggers arose, one of them holding something up to the view of the rest.Out of a Labyrinth|Lawrence L. Lynch
At length the diggers came to a wall of icy snow, which was very close and hard.Winter Adventures of Three Boys|Egerton R. Young
A whispered order from the officer on the left faltered along the line of diggers.The Amateur Army|Patrick MacGill
- 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.