I believe, for one, that you cannot tear up ancient rootages and safely plant the tree of liberty in soil which is not native to it.
"The New Freedom" by Woodrow Wilson
You forget the wide rootages of everything when you boost some particular region.
"President Wilson's Addresses" by Woodrow Wilson
They startled but lacked rootage.
"Villa Elsa" by Stuart Henry
We shall find our rootage in the soil.
"The Holy Earth" by L. H. Bailey
Dog Tate crawled out along the precarious support of the slimy rootage and slowly drew the mass of drift into shallow water.
"When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry" by Charles Neville Buck
Grass peeps between the stones in its court-yard, and the moss and lichen find rootage in its broken walls.
"Vayenne" by Percy Brebner