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ferret out
used in And Then There Were None

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Definition
search for and discover through persistent investigation
  • This island's more or less a bare rock. We shall make short work of searching it. We'll soon ferret out U. N. Owen, Esq.
    p. 108.5
ferret out = search and discover through persistent investigation
  • Ought to ferret out the mystery before we go.
    p. 67.5
ferret out = discover through persistent investigation
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