fossicker
noun see fossick

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fossicker — kə(r) noun ( s) chiefly Australia : one that fossicks : prospector * * * fossˈicker noun • • • Main Entry: ↑fossick * * * fossicker …   Useful english dictionary

  • fossicker — See fossick. * * * …   Universalium

  • fossicker — noun someone who fossicks. There was also, I think, brisk trafficking in metaphysics around the traps since it was widely believed that opal was found not by geologists, by fossickers, but by the dedicated, the single minded, the pure in heart …   Wiktionary

  • fossicker — n. person who fossicks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fossicker — fos·sick·er …   English syllables

  • fossicker — See: fossick …   English dictionary

  • Fossicker's Way — /fɒsɪkəz ˈweɪ/ (say fosikuhz way) noun a driving route in northern NSW, starting in the south at Nundle, just off the New England Highway, heading north to Tamworth and then east on the Gwydir Highway to Inverell and Glen Innes. About 375 km …   Australian English dictionary

  • night-fossicker — nightˈ fossˈicker noun (Aust) Someone who rummages around at night for gold, etc in a mine or other working • • • Main Entry: ↑night …   Useful english dictionary

  • fossick — fossicker, n. /fos ik/, Chiefly Australian. v.i. 1. Mining. to undermine another s digging; search for waste gold in relinquished workings, washing places, etc. 2. to search for any object by which to make gain: to fossick for clients. v.t. 3. to …   Universalium

  • fossick — UK [ˈfɒsɪk] / US [ˈfɑsɪk] verb [intransitive] Word forms fossick : present tense I/you/we/they fossick he/she/it fossicks present participle fossicking past tense fossicked past participle fossicked Australian to look for something among a lot of …   English dictionary

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