What does the word rummage mean?

Usage examples for rummage

  1. Ruthlessly she began to rummage Edith's treasure trunk. – The Husbands of Edith by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. In the evening men went to bed, and during the night they heard a great rummage in the hall, and by the good- man's bed. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
  3. " I don't believe they will spend much time here," said Braith; " they only rummage in cellars for spirits, I imagine." – The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers