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- n. A prospector for gold.
- n. A person who cleans the latrines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who finds gold.
- n. One who empties privies.
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He brought back with him a black stone, which a gold-finder in
"Yes; we heard the shots," said the first gold-finder.
Every one was out in the bright sunny morning watching the breaking up; and among the first they encountered were the judge, of the last night's episode, and their friend the gold-finder, both of whom shook hands heartily, but made no allusion to the trial.
"Well, I must tell the truth," said the gold-finder.
"Nor a gold-finder," returned his wife, with a cruel little depression of her pink nostrils, "but you can work all night in that stupid mill and then," she added in a low voice, to escape Minty's attention, "spend the whole of the next day examining and following up a boy's discovery that his own relations had been too lazy and too ignorant to understand and profit by.