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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Oragius, a. [AF. orageus, F. orageux, f. F. (also e.m.E. [Caxton–]) orage n. a storm.] Stormy, tempestuous. — 1590 Burel Pilgr. i. viii.
The storme wes so outragius, And with rumlings oragius, That I for fear did gruge

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