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 for Mine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mine \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.]
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     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
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     2. To form subterraneous tunnel or hole; to form a burrow or
        lodge in the earth; as, the mining cony.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mine \Mine\ (m[=e]n), n. [F.]
     See Mien. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mine \Mine\ (m[imac]n), pron. & a. [OE. min, fr. AS. m[imac]n;
     akin to D. mijn, OS., OFries., & OHG. m[imac]n, G. mein, Sw.
     & Dan. min, Icel. minn, Goth. meins my, mine, meina of me,
     and E. me. [root]187. 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.
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           I kept myself from mine iniquity.        --Ps. xviii.
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     Note: Mine is often used absolutely, the thing possessed
           being understood; as, his son is in the army, mine in
           the navy.
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                 When a man deceives me once, says the Italian
                 proverb, it is his fault; when twice, it is mine.
                                                    --Bp. Horne.
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                 This title honors me and mine.     --Shak.
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                 She shall have me and mine.        --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mine \Mine\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mined; p. pr. & vb. n.
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     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.
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              They mined the walls.                 --Hayward.
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              Too lazy to cut down these immense trees, the
              spoilers . . . had mined them, and placed a quantity
              of gunpowder in the cavity.           --Sir W.
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     2. To dig into, for ore or metal.
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              Lead veins have been traced . . . but they have not
              been mined.                           --Ure.
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     3. To get, as metals, out of the earth by digging.
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              The principal ore mined there is the bituminous
              cinnabar.                             --Ure.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mine \Mine\, n. [F., fr. LL. mina. See Mine, v. i.]
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     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.
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     2. Any place where ore, metals, or precious stones are got by
        digging or washing the soil; as, a placer mine.
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     3. (Fig.): A rich source of wealth or other good. --Shak.
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     4. (Mil.) An explosive device placed concealed in a location,
        on land or at sea, where an enemy vehicle or enemy
        personnel may pass through, having a triggering mechanism
        which detects people or vehicles, and which will explode
        and kill or maim personnel or destroy or damage vehicles.
        A mine placed at sea (formerly called a torpedo, see
        (a) ) is also called an marine mine and underwater mine
            and sometimes called a floating mine, even though it
            may be anchored to the floor of the sea and not
            actually float freely. A mine placed on land (formerly
            called a torpedo, see torpedo[3]), usually buried,
            is called a land mine.
     Mine dial, a form of magnetic compass used by miners.
     Mine pig, pig iron made wholly from ore; in distinction
        from cinder pig, which is made from ore mixed with forge
        or mill cinder.
     gold mine
        (a) a mine where gold is obtained.
        (b) (Fig.) a rich source of wealth or other good; same as
            Mine 3. --Raymond.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are
      2: explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to
         destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel
      v 1: get from the earth by excavation; "mine ores and metals"
      2: lay mines; "The Vietnamese mined Cambodia"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  240 Moby Thesaurus words for "mine":
     Dionaea, Eldorado, Golconda, abri, abridge, abundance, abysm,
     abyss, approach trench, arm, armor, armor-plate, avulse,
     baited trap, bank, barricade, battle, bereave, blast, bleed, blitz,
     blockade, blow to pieces, blow up, bomb, bombard, bonanza,
     booby trap, bore, bulwark, bunker, burrow, carve, castellate,
     chasm, chisel, coal mine, colliery, communication trench, convert,
     cornucopia, countermine, countersink, coupure, crenellate,
     cultivate, curtail, cut off, cut out, deadfall, deathtrap, decoy,
     deepen, delve, deposit, depositary, depository, depress, deprive,
     deprive of, deracinate, derive, dig, dig in, dig out, dig up,
     diggings, dike, disentangle, disentitle, ditch, dive, divest,
     double sap, drain, draw, draw out, dredge, dredge up, drill, drive,
     dugout, ease one of, eldorado, embattle, entrench, entrenchment,
     eradicate, evolve, evulse, excavate, excavation, excise, exsect,
     extract, extricate, fence, fire trench, firetrap, flying sap,
     flytrap, font, fortified tunnel, fortify, fosse, fount, fountain,
     fountainhead, foxhole, fund, furrow, gallery, garrison, get out,
     gin, gold mine, gouge, gouge out, gravy train, groove, grow, grub,
     grub up, gulf, harvest, headspring, headstream, headwater, hoard,
     honeycomb, lighten one of, lode, look through, lower, machine,
     mainspring, man, man the garrison, milk, mill, mine of wealth,
     moat, mole trap, mother lode, mousetrap, open cut, opencast,
     palisade, pan, pan for gold, parallel, pick out, pit, pitfall,
     plant a mine, pluck out, pluck up, probe, process, prospect, pull,
     pull out, pull up, pump, quarry, raise, rake out, ransack, rattrap,
     read, rear, refine, remove, repository, reserve, reservoir,
     resource, rich lode, rich uncle, rip out, riverhead, root out,
     root up, sabotage, sap, scan, scoop, scoop out, scour, scrabble,
     scrape, scratch, search, set gun, shaft, shovel, sink, slit trench,
     smelt, sonic mine, source, source of supply, spade, spring,
     spring gun, springhead, staple, store, storehouse, supply, survey,
     take away from, take from, take out, tap, tear out, trap, trapfall,
     treasure trove, treasure-house, treasury, trench, trigger a mine,
     trough, tunnel, undermine, unearth, unravel, uproot, vein, wall,
     wealth, weed out, well, wellhead, wellspring, withdraw, work,
     workings, wrest out

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     The process of mining is described in Job 28:1-11. Moses speaks
     of the mineral wealth of Palestine (Deut. 8:9). Job 28:4 is
     rightly thus rendered in the Revised Version, "He breaketh open
     a shaft away from where men sojourn; they are forgotten of the
     foot [that passeth by]; they hang afar from men, they swing to
     and fro." These words illustrate ancient mining operations.

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  MINE, adj.  Belonging to me if I can hold or seize it.

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