gum digger


noun

NZ a person who digs for fossilized kauri gum in a gum field

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Example sentences from the Web for gum digger

  • The gold-digger is found in many parts of the earth; the gum-digger belongs to New Zealand alone.

    The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves
  • Unlike the gold-seeker, the gum-digger can hope for no great and sudden stroke of fortune.

    The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves