Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Mining alone in a desultory way or in irregular openings and burrows like those made by the coyote.
- v. present participle of coyote.
“Pray forgive me, even though I confess that I intend, some day, when I feel statistically inclined, to bore you with some profound remarks upon the claiming, drifting, sluicing, ditching, fluming, and coyoting politics of the "diggins.”
“I'm never so happy as when gophering around in a barren prospect hole or coyoting on some rocky hillside.”
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Coal mining has engendered fascinating subcultures in industry, labor, music, folklore, environment and energy. It has a rich vocabulary as well, and I've encountered some gorgeous mining words. I...
I'm especially fond of ones written by Charles Sanders Peirce.
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