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.
Dr.Burton has with much ingenuity endeavord to expiscate the truth which may be involved in them.
W. L. Alexander.
© Webster 1913.