RUM'MAGE, noun A searching carefully by looking into every corner and by tumbling over things.
RUM'MAGE, verb transitive [Latin rimor.]
To search narrowly by looking into every corner and turning over or removing goods or other things.
Our greedy seamen rummage every hold.
RUM'MAGE, verb intransitive To search a place narrowly by looking among things.
I have often rummaged for old books in Little-Britain and Duck-Lane.