Simple past tense and past participle of rootle.(verb)
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Use "rootled" in a sentence
"Once, presumably, this quadrangle with its smooth lawns, its massive buildings and the chapel itself was marsh too, where the grasses waved and the swine rootled."
"Hence the libraries and laboratories; the observatories; the splendid equipment of costly and delicate instruments which now stands on glass shelves, where centuries ago the grasses waved and the swine rootled."
"Dropping the clipboard, she rootled through the drawer."