Synonyms for digger

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Poetry has, in consequence, little to say about the digger for coal.

To be sure, there was Tommy Fox, who was known to be an able digger.

"He certainly is all right as a digger," exclaimed Peter Rabbit.

Digger the Badger is just as much a cousin of yours as is Shadow the Weasel.

As you may guess just by looking at Digger, he is very strong.

Chesterton's method in writing it is that of the digger wasp.

Even the hideous carcass of the Digger had become a shining skeleton!

And the man who said this pointed to the skeleton of the Digger.

In other words, diggers swarmed to the spot, with no idea of law but digger's law.

Digger Indians are left to do that when the meat is putrescent.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "one who digs," agent noun from dig (v.). The communistic movement in England so called from 1649.

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