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dig

Informal an archaeological excavation
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It was dug out under the wing of the house, was plastered and cemented, with a stairway and an outside door by which the men came and went.
They got a spade at the crib and dug out the body, and you never see such an excitement.
Chris Watkins, Mathew Price, Wayne Haines and Andrew Jones painted the dug outs and storage container at the club's Tyn y Bryn Park grounds in Tonyrefail.