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Word: rummage

Definition: ransack; thoroughly search


Sentences Containing 'rummage'

Albanian, Bosnian and , , Bulgarian and , Cypriot Greek: "pantopoula", (), , (term originates from Persian influence around the 7th-8th century and means a regular market, but special occasion markets also exist, such as "Karácsonyi Vásár" or "Christmas Market", and "bazár" or Oriental-style market or shop, the term stemming from Turkish influence around the 16th-17th century), Indonesian and , , , and . In North America, the United Kingdom and some other European countries, the term can be used as a synonym for a "rummage sale", to describe charity fundraising events held by churches or other community organizations in which either donated used goods (such as books, clothes, and household items) or new and handcrafted (or home-baked) goods are sold for low prices, as at a church or other organisation's Christmas bazaar, for example.
In addition there are specialty foods, fresh produce, cut flowers, children's games, rummage sale, and silent auction.
Together they deceive an entire rummage sale, enlist the Scarlet Wimpernel to play a role, find the man in green satin, locate the left leg, and solve the murder.
`Shut up your whining; had to change the plan when they waked up; you done all you could to protect them, now let that satisfy you; come, help rummage.'
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