Dig out

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To Dig out generally meant to move off or move out, i.e., the opposite of digging in. Also means to strike camp (to pack up and leave), to wash or tidy up.[1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.77.

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