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- plural of
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dig
Clipping of diggings.
digs pl (plural only)
- (colloquial) Lodgings; place of accommodation.
- 1922 February, James Joyce, “[Episode 16]”, in Ulysses, London: The Egoist Press, published October 1922, OCLC 2297483:
- Corley at the first go-off was inclined to suspect it was something to do with Stephen being fired out of his digs for bringing in a bloody tart off the street.
- 1993, “[Editor's note]”, in Feminist Bookstore News, volume 16, page 1:
- Our new digs are at the corner of Market and Castro – a great and gay neighborhood that will be a pleasure to work in. The new office has room for four women to work comfortably, a tiny deck and back yard, and looks out on two trees.
- (colloquial) Clothes.
- 1992, R. Patrick Solomon, Black Resistance in High School: Forging a Separatist Culture, page 41:
- For example, when “army digs” are in, the Jocks wear them; when designer jeans are fashionable, those who can afford them wear them.
- 2014, Stephanie Caffrey, Vegas Stripped, page 95:
- I donned my new digs and found a trash can in which to dump my stinky old clothes.
lodgings — see lodgings
clothes — see clothes