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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Inrage, -raige, -radge, v. [e.m.E. inrage (1557), var. of enrage Enrage v.] a. tr. To excite to rage. b. intr. To become raging.a. 1558-66 Knox II. 415.
Thairat wer the Quenis claw-backis mair inrageit than evir thai wer
a1578 Pitsc. I. 75/12.
His men was sa inrageit and rushit sa furieouslie wpoun the Inglish wangaird
1622-6 Bisset II. 352/1.
The tirant wes alluterlie inradged
c1650 Spalding I. 258.
It inraged the confederatis in sic sort as thay culd get no rest whill thay had him … censurit thairfoir
1661 Aberd. Council Lett. IV. 107.
Quha war both so inraged … that I could not gett them pacified
b. 1600 Hamilton Facile Tr. 102.
This conseruation of doctrine … is callit tradition, at the whilk the Ministeris inragis
1622-6 Bisset I. 259/14.
To frustrat … there creditour inraiging eftir these sa uniust dependances

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