Definition for dug (2 of 4)
Origin of dug2
Definition for dug (3 of 4)
verb (used without object), dug or (Archaic) digged, dig·ging.
verb (used with object), dug or (Archaic) digged, dig·ging.
- to dig trenches, as in order to defend a position in battle.
- to maintain one's opinion or position.
- to start eating.
- to remove earth or debris from by digging.
- to hollow out by digging.
- to find by searching: to dig out facts for a term paper.
- to discover in the course of digging.
- to locate; find: to dig up information.
Origin of dig1
Definition for dug (4 of 4)
verb (used with object), dug, dig·ging. Slang.
Origin of dig2
Examples from the Web for dug
Occasionally someone climbed over it or crashed through it or dug under it, or made himself a glider and flew through it.The Stacks: How The Berlin Wall Inspired John le Carré’s First Masterpiece|John le Carré|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in Italy, the 16th-century body of an old woman was dug up in 2006 with a brick in her mouth.
Following a storm of criticism, Franck dug in on the comparison in two further posts.The Right Wing Screams for the Wambulance Over Gay Marriage Ruling|Walter Olson|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I dug around, I discovered that their creation is surprisingly simple.
The second outing, “The Junior Professor Solution,” dug deeper into the same theme.
I repaired the carts; made paths in the garden, dug the beds, painted the roofs.The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories|Anton Tchekoff
How he had planned, dug, planted it; pruned his fruit trees; placed his anemones in leaf-mould, his bulbs on sand.Christmas Roses and Other Stories|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
They all made a tour of the mine which had been dug a considerable distance into the mountain.Deadwood Dick, The Prince of the Road|Edward L. Wheeler
It gets its power from the ocean, a tunnel having been dug out under the water and thence upwards so as to cause great pressure.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens
She dug again, dug a good while; pulled and pulled, until at last she drew him out.Creation Myths of Primitive America|Jeremiah Curtin