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Definition of Roomage
RoomageRoomage Room"age, n. [From Room. CF. Rummage.]
Space; place; room. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton. roomageRummage Rum"mage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rummaged; p. pr. & vb.
1. (Naut.) To make room in, as a ship, for the cargo; to move
about, as packages, ballast, so as to permit close
stowage; to stow closely; to pack; -- formerly written
roomage, and romage. [Obs.]
They might bring away a great deal more than they
do, if they would take pain in the romaging.
2. To search or examine thoroughly by looking into every
corner, and turning over or removing goods or other
things; to examine, as a book, carefully, turning over
leaf after leaf.
He . . . searcheth his pockets, and taketh his keys,
and so rummageth all his closets and trunks.
What schoolboy of us has not rummaged his Greek
dictionary in vain for a satisfactory account! --M.
Meaning of Roomage from wikipedia
- pack with coins
gold From keel-piece up to deck-plank, the roomage
of her hold, By the living
God that made me! I would sooner
in your bay...
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