Delving vs Dilving - What's the difference?

delving | dilving |


As nouns the difference between delving and dilving

is that delving is the act of one who delves while dilving is (obsolete|mining) the shaking of tin ore in a sieve held underwater so that the waste flows out, leaving the tin behind.

As a verb delving

is .

delving

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who delves.
  • * 1968 , E. Dora Earthy, Valenge Women
  • Doubtless, as has happened to others, her motives were sometimes misunderstood by those who may have looked with suspicion upon these delvings into pagan practice and belief, but they have been fully justified.

    dilving

    English

    Alternative forms

    * delving

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete, mining) The shaking of tin ore in a sieve held underwater so that the waste flows out, leaving the tin behind.