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Re: Looking all the rage

Posted by Bruce Kahl on May 22, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Looking all the rage posted by Henry on May 22, 2004

: : What is the derivation of the rage?
: : Was *anger* the initial defination ?
: : thanks

: Fires rage too.
: It was at the centre of attention perhaps?

It is from La**n rabia for rage.
The verb is "rabere" which means "to be mad" or "to prevail uncontrollably" which could be the fire reference.