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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).

RAVAGEOUS, adj. Ravaging, plundering.Kcb. 1897 T. Murray Frae the Heather 41:
He docked the auld bitch [fox] o' her ravageous life.

[Nonce formation from ravage.]

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