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Definitions of mine:

part of speech: noun

An opening made in the earth, from which minerals, precious stones, etc., are taken; crude iron- stone; an abundant store; a rich source of wealth; a tunnel under an enemy's works to blow them up; a receptacle filled with explosives, moored beneath, or on, the water, the firing of which destroys or hinders an enemy.

part of speech: verb transitive

To undermine or sap, as an enemy's works; to destroy slowly; to dig in for ore or metals; to make or get by digging underground; as, to mine a tunnel, or to mine coal.

part of speech: verb transitive

To dig for metals: to excavate: to dig underground in order to overturn a wall: to destroy by secret means.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To carry on the work of digging for metals, etc.; to dig a mine; to burrow; practice secret methods; to lay explosives ( in a harbor).

part of speech: pronoun

The possessive case of the pronoun of the first person; belonging to me; my; that which belongs to me; in Scrip, language and in old style, mine is put before a noun beginning with a vowel, as, mine iniquity.

part of speech: pronoun, adjective

Pertaining to me.

part of speech: noun

A pit or excavation in the earth from which ores are dug; any rich source of wealth or good; an excavation filled with gunpowder for the purpose of blasting rocks, or in war, for blowing up an enemy's works.

part of speech: noun

A place from which metals are dug: an excavation dug under a fortification to blow it up with gunpowder: a rich source of wealth.

part of speech: verb

To sap; to form mines under; to excavate.

part of speech: noun

Belonging to me: my.

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