Other Word Forms of Scourge
Origin of Scourge
Middle English from Anglo-Norman escorge from Old French escorgier to whip from Vulgar Latin excorrigiāre Latin ex- intensive pref. ex– Latin corrigia thong (probably of Celtic origin)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French escorgier (“to whip"), from Vulgar Latin excorrigere, consisting of ex- + Latin corrigo
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