rifle through

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Definition of rifle through

: to search through something quickly and carelessly often in order to take or steal something He rifled through the papers on his desk.

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“Rifle through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rifle%20through. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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