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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Dig with the snout.

Usage examples (9)
  • A quick rootle through the Bod pre-1920 listings shows a mere 52 fifty-two?
  • He wrapped a quilt around my shoulders, put a plate containing one and a half stale bannocks in front of me, and went to rootle in the cupboard after soap, washcloth,...
  • My great-grandparents would be dismayed by the dereliction of what was once the kitchen garden, where our pigs now rootle under the few survivors of Milicent's dozens of...
  • But if you rootle again I flog again: mind you that. ' for more
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