What does the word unearth mean?

Usage examples for unearth

  1. I would know what peace is like before I go on the journey- come, we will unearth the knife. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  2. Two weeks of diligent search had failed to unearth any one with the necessary qualifications. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  3. There was just enough of desert and bare volcanic hills, valley and meadow and snow- capped peaks to please the dreamer and lover of nature; there was always the chance that a " cow," scrambling down a hillside, would unearth for him a fortune. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne