dig out

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To find, or retrieve something by removing overlying material, or material that hides it
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The archaeologist dug out a Saxon dagger.
I shall try to dig out my old textbooks.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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dig outUsed other than as an idiom: see dig, out.
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