To run amuck

Also found in: Idioms.
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

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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.
To run amuck. To wrap themselves in coloured sarongs and go walking bare-shouldered into warm evenings, and smell the pepperdur exude from working armpits in the fields.