Ex*pis"cate (?), v. t. [L. expiscatus, p.p. of expiscari to fish out; ex out+piscari to fish, piscis fish.]

To fish out; to find out by skill or laborious investigation; to search out.

"To expiscate principles." [R.]

Nichol.

Dr.Burton has with much ingenuity endeavord to expiscate the truth which may be involved in them. W. L. Alexander.

 

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