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Definition of Mines
MineMine Mine, n. [F.]
See Mien. [Obs.] MineMine Mine, pron. & a. [OE. min, fr. AS. m[=i]n; akin to D.
mijn, OS., OFries., & OHG. m[=i]n, G. mein, Sw. & Dan. min,
Icel. minn, Goth. meins my, mine, meina of me, and E. me.
????. See Me, and cf. My.]
Belonging to me; my. Used as a pronominal to me; my. Used as
a pronominal adjective in the predicate; as, ``Vengeance is
mine; I will repay.' --Rom. xii. 19. Also, in the old style,
used attributively, instead of my, before a noun beginning
with a vowel.
I kept myself from mine iniquity. --Ps. xviii.
Note: Mine is often used absolutely, the thing possessed
being understood; as, his son is in the army, mine in
When a man deceives me once, says the Italian
proverb, it is his fault; when twice, it is mine.
This title honors me and mine. --Shak.
She shall have me and mine. --Shak. MineMine Mine, n. [F., fr. LL. mina. See Mine, v. i.]
1. A subterranean cavity or passage; especially:
(a) A pit or excavation in the earth, from which metallic
ores, precious stones, coal, or other mineral
substances are taken by digging; -- distinguished from
the pits from which stones for architectural purposes
are taken, and which are called quarries.
(b) (Mil.) A cavity or tunnel made under a fortification
or other work, for the purpose of blowing up the
superstructure with some explosive agent. MineMine Mine, v. i. [F. miner, L. minare to drive animals, in LL.
also, to lead, conduct, dig a mine (cf. E. lode, and lead to
conduct), akin to L. minari to threaten; cf. Sp. mina mine,
conduit, subterraneous canal, a spring or source of water,
It. mina. See Menace, and cf. Mien.]
1. To dig a mine or pit in the earth; to get ore, metals,
coal, or precious stones, out of the earth; to dig in the
earth for minerals; to dig a passage or cavity under
anything in order to overthrow it by explosives or
2. To form subterraneous tunnel or hole; to form a burrow or
lodge in the earth; as, the mining cony. MineMine Mine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mined; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or
foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine;
hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.
They mined the walls. --Hayward.
Too lazy to cut down these immense trees, the
spoilers . . . had mined them, and placed a quantity
of gunpowder in the cavity. --Sir W.
2. To dig into, for ore or metal.
Lead veins have been traced . . . but they have not
been mined. --Ure.
3. To get, as metals, out of the earth by digging.
The principal ore mined there is the bituminous
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