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rummaging

(rŭm′ă-jĭng) [Middle Fr. arrumer, to store cargo in the hold of a ship]
Searching for lost objects, often in an aimless, repetitive, or fruitless manner. It is a characteristic of some patients affected by dementias and other brain diseases.
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Immigration minister Caroline Nokes, top left, visited Liverpool Docks to see the Deep Rummage Team demonstrate their work, main picture and below, left Pictures: COLIN LANE
A free Rummage Sale shuttle will pick-up and drop-off patrons from the city and train parking lots.
If you are browsing rummage sales yourself, Marie Petranich of Brooklyn, New York, has set a great example for you.
With the aid of former suf-f ferer Gwenda and the eversensible trainee social worker Fliss, three agoraphobic ladies bravely set about staging a rummage sale to break through their insular lives for at least one day.
Jeff Bassin, a long time member of Northern Hills, noted, "The annual rummage sale is always a great deal of fun.
All proceeds will go to the 2nd Wylde Green Scout Group which has raised more than pounds 5,000 from rummage sales over the years.
Previous appointments had seen the requisite rummage, some rather furious hand-washing afterwards - to which I took great offence - and then a dismissive, 'Don't worry but if they don't go away, come back.
Bazaar and Rummage opens at the Co-operative Theatre, Watersmeet Road, Wyken, Coventry, on April 24 for a week-long run.
Chairman Gwyn Lloyd said: "The price for a filled bag has not been increased from the time we ran our first Rummage Sale in 1997.
No longer will you have to rummage through bags and pockets, as the keychain will stylishly hold all keys in a central place.
SAUGUS -- Santa Clarita United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 7 a.
Meanwhile, from November 8 to January 20, IVAM, Valencia, will rummage through the closets of the equally intriguing Claude Cahun, artist, philosopher, writer, and gender terrorist par excellence.