Definition of Rummager

1. n. One who rummages.



Definition of Rummager

1. Noun. One who rummages. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A worker in charge of stowing cargo on a ship. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rummager

1. one that rummages [n -S] - See also: rummages

Medical Definition of Rummager

1. 1. One who rummages. 2. A person on shipboard whose business was to take charge of stowing the cargo; formerly written roomager, and romager. "The master must provide a perfect mariner, called a romager, to range and bestow all merchandise." (Hakluyt). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Rummager

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1. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1833)
"He would think differently now if he cast his eye over Gladsome, Gracious, Wedlock, Dairymaid, Vagabond, rummager, Rhapsody, with her young entry, ..."

2. The Kennel Club Calendar and Stud Book (1874)
"Mr. J. Grimwood Grimwood's, Stanton House, Swindon, Wilts ; breeder, owner ; born 1863. Pedigree: By Manager out of Jasmine; Manager (No. 497) by rummager ..."

3. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1897)
"... rummager. Some years ago, Frank Goodall, the then huntsman, met with a severe accident in the hunting field, and when assistance was to be rendered as ..."

4. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1874)
"When as a rummager of some standing he had become initiated among the outcast classes, he was let into the secret, kept among a select few of the fraternity ..."

5. The King's Customs by Henry Atton, Henry Hurst Holland (1908)
"All which may have at the time seemed very wonderful; but he would be a poor customs rummager who failed to discover such a device on board a vessel little ..."

6. The King's Customs: An Account of Maritime Revenue & Contraband Traffic in by Henry Atton, Henry Hurst Holland (1908)
"All which may have at the time seemed very wonderful; but he would be a poor customs rummager who failed to discover such a device on board a vessel little ..."

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