noun Date: 15th century 1. a. one that digs b. a tool or machine for digging 2. capitalized, usually disparaging, especially formerly a North American Indian (as a Paiute) who dug roots for food 3. often capitalized, chiefly Australian & New Zealand an Australian or New Zealand soldier

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