Defination of digs:
thrust; poke. A cutting, sarcastic remark.
An achaeological site undergoing excavation.
Informal. living quarters; lodgings
of uncertain origin, probably related to dike and ditch, either via O.Fr. diguer (ult. from a Gmc. source), or directly from an unrecorded O.E. word. Native words were deolfan, grafan (medial -f- pronounced as "v" in O.E.).
Sentence:He gave me a dig in the ribs with his elbow.
Ong Lian Hao(23) 1-1