gold-digging

gold digging

noun
1.
the work of digging for gold.
2.
gold diggings, a region where digging or seeking for gold, especially by placer mining, is carried on.

Origin:
1795–1805

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gold-digger
 
n
1.  a person who prospects or digs for gold
2.  informal a woman who uses her sexual attractions to accumulate gifts and wealth or advance her social position
 
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