What does the word madden mean?

Usage examples for madden

  1. It was a sarcasm calculated to madden the proud man who, only a few minutes before, had designated the object of it by the sacred name of wife. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  2. And Terry, because no words would come, put her head back and laughed in a way that, as she knew perfectly well, would madden him. – Man to Man by Jackson Gregory
  3. I have heard all about it; and I would ask you to remember that it is not Mr. Maxwell's fault that Peggy Madden was evicted, but the fault of his master. – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess