- To fish out; to find out by skill or laborious investigation; to search out.
- To expiscate principles.
- W. L. Alexander
- Dr. Burton has with much ingenuity endeavoured to expiscate the truth which may be involved in them.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for expiscate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)