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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Digger  \Dig"ger\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  digs. 
 
  {Digger  wasp}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  the  fossorial 
  Hymenoptera. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diggers  \Dig"gers\,  n.  pl.;  sing.  {Digger}.  (Ethnol.) 
  A  degraded  tribe  of  California  Indians;  --  so  called  from 
  their  practice  of  digging  roots  for  food. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  digger 
  n  1:  a  laborer  who  digs 
  2:  a  machine  for  excavating  [syn:  {power  shovel},  {excavator}, 
  {shovel}] 




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