(third-person singular simple present digs out, present participle digging out, simple past and past participle dug out)
- To find, or retrieve something by removing overlying material, or material that hides it
- The archaeologist dug out a Saxon dagger.
- I shall try to dig out my old textbooks.
- (intransitive) Used other than as an idiom: see dig,"Ž out.
- Houdini not only got out of the ropes: he also dug out of the hole he had been buried in.