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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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Ramage, n.1[e.m.E. ramage (Prompt. Parv., a1500), f. Ramage adj.1] Wildness, high spirit; fiery courage. — 1456 Hay I 285/25.
Woodness ramage or pride orguillous
c1460 Alex. (Taym.) (ed.) 1953.
In this breth and ramage with his glave Sic ane straik … he gaue … The baudrik brak

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