Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DUG

He dug a hole and he covered it with branches and leaves and a little grass.

Trenches were dug round the hut and tent, so that they must have had rain.

Robert went out into the garden, and dug some worms for bait.

Then we splintered the hot stone by throwing water on it, and dug out the splinters.

She gnashed her white tusks, and dug into the sand with her brazen claws.

They are made by the ashes that have been dug out by the excavators and piled here.

Then the excavators ran to that place and dug with their own hands.

He dug up with his hands more than ten square feet of ground.

He was also buried in a coffin, or, at least, dug up in one.

"I'm going fishing," declared Bart, as he dug some worms and put them in a can.

WORD ORIGIN

"animal nipple," or, contemptuously, "the human female breast," 1520s, origin obscure, related to Swedish dagga, Danish dægge "to suckle."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.