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excavate
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to dig out
in various senses, including:
  • remove or lay bare — as when removing top soil to lay a foundation
  • find or uncover — as at an archaeological site
  • remove a part — as a tooth from the gum that surrounds it
  • Coming up again to the marsh level out of this excavation,—for the rude path lay through it,—I saw a light in the old sluice-house.
    Chapter 53 (7% in)

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