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Meaning of fossick

fos•sick

Pronunciation: (fos'ik), [key]
— Chiefly Australian. Chiefly Australian.
—v.i.
  1. 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.
  1. to hunt; seek; ferret out.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.