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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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Several large "rummaging dressers" were placed in the parlor to discourage rummaging in other residents' rooms.
He has his second ride of the month for the trainer on Rummaging.
Rummaging along the shore at low tide for shellfish and crabs is a convivial and addictive pastime for all ages.
In 1971, the Supreme Court held that it was all right for the government to punish James that way, because 1) the rummaging was not a search, 2) if it were a search, it was a reasonable one, and 3) even if it were an unreasonable search, by accepting the food money for her child, the mother had voluntarily waived any right against unreasonable searches--and all this at the height of the Court's liberal trajectory.
Rummaging through the historic merchandise connects buyers and suppliers with numerous racing celebrities through the common love of automobiles.
Halford's stable jockey Shane Foley is on the trainer's other runner Rummaging.
In Jenin, security sources said that Israeli forces arrested Sharaf Mohammed Abu Baker, 18, and Ameer Fares Abu Baker, 21, after raiding the village, breaking into their houses and rummaging with the contents in Yabud village.
During the film, the man is seen entering the car and rummaging around the seats and dashboard.
You'll recall we almost had an affair'' - likely would drive Patricia to start rummaging for her Mace.
A burglar, later identified as Ivan Thompson, was rummaging through drawers in the child's room.
Builder Daniel Hayden swore at a stewardess who saw him rummaging in the galley on a flight from the Canary Islands.
When these needs are not met, undesired behaviors can result, including verbal outbursts, rummaging, pillaging, agitation and depression.