Thesaurus / rummaging


"It wasn't likely that I should ask him," he said, turning his back to her, and rummaging among the papers on his desk.

With other vagabond wanderers, the Frenchman had evidently been rummaging old Nor'-West vaults.

“I want her—”  Peter Hope was rummaging among the litter on the desk.

Tommy and Co.Jerome K. Jerome

In her rummaging, Hester had the same experience that Helen had had three weeks before.

She was rummaging among her clothes with the two penetrating hands, one of which Gerard had set free.

He took a seat near the door, and when he had been there a little time he heard a rummaging in a corner.

BeowulfR. W. Chambers

The latter I obtained in large numbers by rummaging the bookstores of Scheinfinkel and Morgenstern.

It was in a closet of one of the up-stairs rooms, and it was worth any boy's while to have the rummaging of that closet.

Ned, the son of WebbWilliam O. Stoddard

This afternoon she was rummaging through the old trunks and sea chests in search of a costume for Rose.

Mary-'GustaJoseph C. Lincoln

I would go rooting and rummaging in Mrs Monnerie's library, like a little pig after truffles.

Memoirs of a MidgetWalter de la Mare


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