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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rummage \Rum"mage\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rummaged; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Rummaging.]
     1. (Naut.) To make room in, as a ship, for the cargo; to move
        about, as packages, ballast, so as to permit close
        stowage; to stow closely; to pack; -- formerly written
        roomage, and romage. [Obs.]
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              They might bring away a great deal more than they
              do, if they would take pain in the romaging.
                                                    --Hakluyt.
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     2. To search or examine thoroughly by looking into every
        corner, and turning over or removing goods or other
        things; to examine, as a book, carefully, turning over
        leaf after leaf.
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              He . . . searcheth his pockets, and taketh his keys,
              and so rummageth all his closets and trunks.
                                                    --Howell.
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              What schoolboy of us has not rummaged his Greek
              dictionary in vain for a satisfactory account! --M.
                                                    Arnold.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rummage \Rum"mage\ (?; 48), n. [For roomage, fr. room; hence
     originally, a making room, a packing away closely. See
     Room.]
     1. (Naut.) A place or room for the stowage of cargo in a
        ship; also, the act of stowing cargo; the pulling and
        moving about of packages incident to close stowage; --
        formerly written romage. [Obs.]
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     2. A searching carefully by looking into every corner, and by
        turning things over.
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              He has made such a general rummage and reform in the
              office of matrimony.                  --Walpole.
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     Rummage sale, a clearance sale of unclaimed goods in a
        public store, or of odds and ends which have accumulated
        in a shop. --Simmonds.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rummage \Rum"mage\, v. i.
     To search a place narrowly.
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           I have often rummaged for old books in Little Britain
           and Duck Lane.                           --Swift.
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           [His house] was haunted with a jolly ghost, that . . .
           . . . rummaged like a rat.               --Tennyson.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  rummage
       n 1: a jumble of things to be given away
       2: a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or
          confusion); "he gave the attic a good rummage but couldn't
          find his skis" [syn: ransacking]
       v : search haphazardly; "We rummaged through the drawers"

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  65 Moby Thesaurus words for "rummage":
     beat, comb, conglomeration, disarrange, disarray, discompose,
     disorganize, disrupt, disturb, domiciliary visit, dragnet, examine,
     exploration, forage, frisk, hash, hotchpotch, house-search, hunt,
     hunting, jumble, jungle, litter, look all over, look everywhere,
     look through, mash, mess up, miscellanea, miscellany, mishmash,
     mix up, muddle, odds and ends, patchwork, perquisition, poke,
     posse, potpourri, probe, quest, rake, ransack, ransacking, rifle,
     scour, scrabble, scramble, scrounge, search, search high heaven,
     search party, search warrant, search-and-destroy operation,
     searching, shake, shake down, stalk, stalking, still hunt, toss,
     tumble, turn inside out, turn upside down, turning over  
     

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