Thesaurus / rout out

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"But to get in one will have to rout out the keeper," I thought reluctantly, and hesitated.

The company was able to rout out some quantity of refined gold, with thirteen bars of silver, weighing some forty pounds apiece.

On the Spanish MainJohn Masefield

Now sit right down Mr. Gilbert, and I'll go and rout out Norry, and you and her can have your breakfast sociably together.

"Rout out the boy and ask him," said a half-suppressed, impatient voice, which Clarence at once recognized as the man Harry's.

And wherefore did ye not rout out that bull and return hither with his head, O useless ones?

The Induna's WifeBertram Mitford

Look here, Nick: do you want to rout out Captain Purlrose and his gang?

The Black TorGeorge Manville Fenn

He wished to rout out two men to whom he owed a very deep grudge, which he was fully determined to pay off.

We'll need a search warrant, Rick, and it will take a little time to rout out a judge.

Smugglers' ReefJohn Blaine

I was a young fellow then, and a good bit of a dare-devil, so I was sent at the head of a body of men to rout out moonshiners.

I had to rout out a dozing elevator operator, and as the lift swooped upward my anger rose with it.

The Door Through SpaceMarion Zimmer Bradley
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