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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).

UNAGE, v. To kill, deprive of life.Sc. 1717 Analecta Sc. (Maidment 1834) I. 246:
The King of Heaven [threw] down his thunder bolt to unage them that moment, as persons unfit to breath any longer in his air.

[Appar. Un- + age, but the usage is somewhat dubious.]

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