rager (c.1200)

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rager (c.1200)


[ FEW: 10,9a rabies; Gdf: 6,556a ragier 2; GdfC: 10,475a rager; TL: 8,178 ragier; DEAF:  rage (ragier) / rage (ragié); DMF:  rager; TLF:  rager; OED:  rage v.; MED:  ragen v.; DMLBS: ]

The verb is much more common in its prefixed form, esrageresrager, and some examples here may even be interpreted as instances of that form, e.g. s'erage instead of se rage.


1to go mad, become frenzied
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Li deble la cateille tant [...] Ke la cheitive pur poi se rage   69.62
( c.1200; MS: c.1220-40 )  Un jur avint qu'ele se ragat (var. (B: s.xiii3/4) ele s’enrage) d'amer, Kar qui mult aimez lunges ne pot celer  (E) 990
( 1267; MS: c.1300 )  il resemblent a l'humme ki se esrage (var. (C: s.xiii4/4) rage)  3996 (var.)


1(raving) mad, demented
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  fous ragié  138
2emotionenraged, angered
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Kant Boves l’entent, pur poi n'est ragez  3435
esrager  rage#1  ragerie  ragous 
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