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[n] the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow; "she gave me a sharp dig in the ribs"
[n] the act of digging; "there's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton"
[n] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
[n] the site of an archeological exploration; "they set up camp next to the dig"
[v] get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
[v] poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
[v] turn up, loosen, or remove earth; "Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration"
[v] remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite"
[v] create by digging, of cavities; "dig a hole"
[v] work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"

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