To run amuck


Related to To run amuck: ran amuck, ran amok
to rush out in a state of frenzy, as the Malays sometimes do under the influence of "bhang," and attack every one that comes in the way; to assail recklessly and indiscriminately.

See also: Amuck

References in classic literature ?
He had seen bulls about to run amuck burst thus suddenly from the jungle upon the members of the tribe, and so Go-lat took no chances.
In 1689, Pope recorded politely over coffee that he was `too discreet to run amuck and tilt at all I meet'.
New York Consumers for Economic Competition today announced that pigs can fly, the moon is made of Roquefort and Bell Atlantic has passed with flying colors its PSC mandated technology test that would allow it to run amuck in long distance telephone service.