gold digging

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noun

the work of digging for gold.
gold diggings, a region where digging or seeking for gold, especially by placer mining, is carried on.

Origin of gold digging

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Related Words for gold digging

fool, trifle, wanton, flirt, toy, vamp, titillate, philander, dally, operate

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