Definition of Roomage. Meaning of Roomage. Synonyms of Roomage

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Definition of Roomage

Roomage Room"age, n. [From Room. CF. Rummage.] Space; place; room. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.
Rummage Rum"mage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rummaged; p. pr. & vb. n. Rummaging.] 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. --Hakluyt. 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. --Howell. What schoolboy of us has not rummaged his Greek dictionary in vain for a satisfactory account! --M. Arnold.

Meaning of Roomage from wikipedia

- pack with coins of Spanish 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...