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  • v. Present participle of wildcat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of prospecting, as for ores or minerals. See the extract under wildcatter.

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  • Law enforcement officials have had a good track record of catching unlicensed van or bus operators carrying individuals who cross over the border out of the county, a process known as 'wildcatting.' (From Double-Tongued Dictionary)

    June 10, 2008