ragerie (s.xiii2)

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ragerie (s.xiii2)


[ FEW: 10,9a rabies; Gdf: 6,555c ragerie; GdfC: ; TL: 8,178 ragerie; DEAF:  rage (ragerie); DMF:  ragerie; TLF: ; OED:  ragery n.; MED:  ragerie n.; DMLBS: ]

In both citations the noun may also be read as the prefixed form aragerie (cf. commentary of rager). Ultimately, both interpretations produce equally plausible lexemes.


1(fit of) madness, insanity, frenzy
( 1321 )  fut aragé et corut en sa ragerie (l. s’aragerie?) a Tamise et la se neia meime  Ed II xxvi.i 93
zool.pathol.rabies, canine madness
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv1 )  si de ceo mangast un chein, Si lui prendereit la ragerie (l. l’aragerie?)  89
aragerie  rage#1  rager 
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