Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having left, the nest and begun to sit upon the branches: said of birds.
- Hence Wild or savage; untamed.
- Also ramish, rammish.
- n. The branching of trees or plants; branches collectively.
- n. The warbling of birds among branches; bird-song.
- n. A branch of a pedigree; lineage; kindred.
- n. Courage.
- n. Same as rummage.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete Boughs or branches.
- n. obsolete Warbling of birds in trees.
- adj. obsolete Wild; untamed.
“Obama has called the ramage, which killed six and injured 14, a tragedy for the entire country.”
“Bly writes: ‘Wanting Sumptuous Heavens’ is written in a form called the ramage.”
“Twenty feet below the bluff the oily flood of the Sutlej was swirling by in full spate, the bubbling brown surface strewn with ramage which was piling up against the great bridge of boats, four hundred yards long and anchored by massive chains, that spanned the river to the southern shore.”
“A ramage of trees, which, if leafless now, was at least dense enough to provide an effective lattice.”
“Both the numerical proportions of evergreens to other greens, and the scheme of their distribution, are quite as correct and effective for contrast and background to the transient foliage and countless flowers of July as amid the bare ramage of January.”
“His white hair, powdered and dressed _à l'oiseau royale_; his Persian slippers and _robe de chambre, à grand ramage_, (we hope, reader, you have a French dictionary near you) spoke of principles as old as his toilet.”
“A spokesman added that the Citroen Picasso car driven by Bird on his ramage had been damaged at the time.”
“The US has two choices, choice one: defend the seduction, causing even more ramage to American's international rep**ation, or send the child back to his only pathological and shoving parent (ding ring ring common fence) and thereby kiss off a few rich nationalists in Rio.”
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