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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.

He followed them and dug up the earth in the place where they had disappeared.

These trees have been dug up and it appears that they too, were killed by mice.

It was no more fossil than I am; but they call it fossil when it is dug up.

His family scandals were dug up by the double handful and splashed in his face.

I feel as if I had just been dug up after being buried alive.

Our wife has dug up our old overcoat and insists on giving it to him.

Paraetonium white gets its name from the place where it is dug up.

Orpiment, which is termed ἁρσενικὁν in Greek, is dug up in Pontus.

WORD ORIGIN

"lodgings," slang attested from 1893, from dig.

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