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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Rageand, -iand, Regeand, ppl. adj. [Rag(e v. Cf. Rag(e)ing ppl. adj.] That rages, in various senses of Rag(e v.

a. Furious; violent. b. (Apparently) frenzied. c. Turbulent; boisterous.a. 1513 Doug. ix ii 67.
The wild wolf … his rageand furour … Rasys in ire for the wod hungris lyst
Ib. xii 15.
Lyke as ane rageand wild tygyr onstabill
a1568 Bann. MS 28a/17.
The regeand tirrant … Herod
b. 1513 Doug. vi ii 49.
Hir ragiand mowth [L. rabida ora] begouth to rest
c. 1513 Doug. iv x 4.
Woddis and rageand [1553 regeand] seys war at rest
Ib. x xii 15.
The rageand wyndis blast
1533 Bell. Livy I 151/4.
Mutius to be circulit with maist rageand flammes

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