Definition for RAV'AGE

RAV'AGE, v.t. [Fr. ravager.]

  1. To spoil; to plunder; to pillage; to sack. Already Cesar / Has ravag'd more than half the globe! – Addison.
  2. To lay waste by any violent force; a flood or inundation ravages the meadows. The shatter'd forest and the ravag'd vale. – Thomson.
  3. To waste or destroy by eating; as, fields ravaged by swarms of locusts.

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