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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of fossick.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He'd fossicked all the way to behind things way at the far corner:

    Holy Crap! Storm!

  • He'd fossicked all the way to behind things way at the far corner:

    Decluttering State of Mind

  • She fossicked in her bag for the plastic folder in which she was keeping her travel documents.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She fossicked in her bag for the plastic folder in which she was keeping her travel documents.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She fossicked in her bag for the plastic folder in which she was keeping her travel documents.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She fossicked in her bag for the plastic folder in which she was keeping her travel documents.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She fossicked in her bag for the plastic folder in which she was keeping her travel documents.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • When I returned, it was to find that someone else had fossicked it out and carried it away, much to my disgust.

    The Stephanie Meyer phenomenon

  • And the longer Blix and co. fossicked around in search of weapons of mass destruction, the more cynical I became about the pretext.

    Boris in Iraq

  • We fossicked about for a while to see if the man who lived so long by himself in this lonely place had left anything behind him to help us make out what sort he was.

    Robbery Under Arms

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  • Also used in a recent mystery referring to East African birds "...the little sparrows fossicked around in the branches of the shrubbery."

    March 30, 2009