Fossicking

searching, rummaging: "fossicking through the kitchen drawers"

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Fossicking — is a term found in Cornwall and Australia referring to prospecting. This can be for gold, precious stones, fossils, etc. by sifting through a prospective area. In Australian English, the term has an extended use meaning to rummage . The term has… …   Wikipedia

  • fossicking — Australian Slang searching, rummaging: fossicking through the kitchen drawers …   English dialects glossary

  • fossicking — v. rummage or search around for a possible profit; hunt; seek; (Mining) search for gold or gems in mines or streams by picking abandoned works …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fossicking — fossˈicking noun • • • Main Entry: ↑fossick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hill End, New South Wales — Hill End is a former gold mining town in New South Wales, Australia, in Bathurst Regional Council. It owes its existence to the New South Wales gold rush of the 1850s, and at its peak in the early 1870s it had a population estimated at 8,000… …   Wikipedia

  • Torrington, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Torrington state = nsw caption = Torrington State Recreation Area lga = Tenterfield Shire Council county = Clive parish = Annandale postcode = 2371 est = pop = elevation= 850 maxtemp = mintemp =… …   Wikipedia

  • Stannifer, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Stannifer state = nsw caption = Stannifer, NSW lga = Inverell Shire Council county = Gough postcode = 2369 est = pop = elevation= maxtemp = mintemp = rainfall = stategov = Northern Tablelands fedgov …   Wikipedia

  • Glen Innes, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Glen Innes state = nsw caption = Grey Street, Glen Innes NSW lga = Glen Innes Severn Shire Council county = Gough postcode = 2370 est = 1852 pop = 5,944 elevation= 1062 maxtemp = 20.2 mintemp = 7.2… …   Wikipedia

  • Lightning Ridge, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Lightning Ridge state = New South Wales caption = Fossicking field in Lightning Ridge lga = Walgett Shire county = Finch postcode = 2834 est = pop = 1,826 elevation= 170 maxtemp = mintemp = rainfall …   Wikipedia

  • Chinchilla, Queensland — Chinchilla Queensland Footpath on the main street of Chinchilla …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.