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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Rava(d)ge, v. [e.m.E. rauage (1611), F. ravager.] a. tr. To despoil or plunder. b. intr. To create havoc, cause destruction. —a. 16.. Macfarlane's Geog. Coll. II 199.
The McGregors who ravadged this countrey in 1603
b. 1618 Crim. Trials III 586.
In the tyme of Amenophis … thair raget and rauaget vp and doun tua hundreth thowseand lipperis in Ægipt

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