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 Digest (The).Dig’gory. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Come to my diggings. To my rooms, residence, office, sanctum. A word imported from California and its gold diggings.   1
        “My friend here wants to take diggings; and as you were complaining that you would get someone to go halves with you, I thought I had better bring you together.”—A. O. Doyle: A Study in Scarlet, chap. i.

 Digest (The).Dig’gory. 


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