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dirt fishing

[ durt-fish-ing ]
/ ˈdɜrt ˌfɪʃ ɪŋ /
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noun Slang.
the act of using a metal detector, especially as a hobby or pastime, as on a beach or in a park or field, in search of coins or artifacts: If it’s Saturday and it’s not raining, Seth is probably off somewhere doing a bit of dirt fishing.
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Origin of dirt fishing

First recorded in 2010–15
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