fossicker

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English

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Etymology

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fossick +‎ -er

Noun

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fossicker (plural fossickers)

  1. Someone who fossicks.
    • 1996, Janette Turner Hospital, Oyster, paperback edition, Virago Press, page 12:
      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.

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