scent out

scent out
To find by following a scent.

Be careful what you do, rejoined another mans voice that I did not know, lest someone see you digging, and scent us out.


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  • scent — [14] Scent comes ultimately from the same source that gave English sensation, sense, sentient, and sentiment – namely, Latin sentīre ‘feel, perceive’. It arrived via Old French sentir, and at first was sent in English (‘Fishes lurking among the… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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