They were here at the foot of a glacier stream, from the bed of which they had been sluicing gold.
I saw the driving and sluicing as I have described it, in May, 1880.
Cleaning up is considered light and pleasant work as compared with other sluicing, and is often reserved for Sunday.
Mary's voice answered from the sink, where she was sluicing her face and arms.
And all along men were still digging, dumping, sluicing and getting gold.
Go ahead with your sluicing, or my drive will be down on top of you.
She tried to remember what Brent had told her of the sluicing out process, and realized that he had told very little.
Just as soon as you get logs enough in the pond, start to sluicing them through the dam.
They were hustled below by the third officer, who was superintending the sluicing of the dusty, black decks.
There is some question as to the necessity of using some water for sluicing.
c.1400, earlier scluse (mid-14c.), a shortening of Old French escluse "sluice, floodgate" (Modern French écluse), from Late Latin exclusa "barrier to shut out water" (in aqua exclusa "water shut out," i.e. separated from the river), from fem. singular of Latin exclusus, past participle of excludere "to shut out" (see exclude).
1590s, from sluice (n.). Related: Sluiced; sluicing.