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Noun: dug  dúg
  1. An udder, breast or teat
Verb: dig (dug,digging)  dig
  1. Turn up, loosen, or remove earth
    "Dig we must";
    - delve, cut into, turn over
     
  2. Create by digging
    "dig a hole"; "dig out a channel";
    - dig out
     
  3. Work hard
    "She was digging away at her maths homework";
    - labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, moil [N. Amer]
     
  4. Remove, harvest, or recover by digging
    "dig salt"; "dig coal"; "dig up salt";
    - dig up, dig out
     
  5. Thrust down or into
    "dig the oars into the water"; "dig your foot into the floor"
     
  6. Remove the inner part or the core of
    "the mining company wants to dig the hillside";
    - excavate, hollow
     
  7. Push suddenly or strongly with a finger or something pointed
    "he dug his finger into her ribs";
    - jab, prod, stab, poke
     
  8. Get the meaning of something
    "Do you dig the meaning of this letter?";
    - grok [N. Amer], get the picture, comprehend, savvy, grasp, compass, apprehend

Derived forms: dugs

See also: dig in, dig out, dig up

Type of: core out, do work, excavate, hollow, hollow out, mamma, mammary gland, remove, take, take away, thrust, understand, unearth, withdraw, work

Part of: female mammal

Encyclopedia: Dug

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