Origin of amok
Examples from the Web for amok
They had her give the weather update, and even let her mangle the word “amok.”
Placido was by this time under the influence of the amok, as the Malayists say.The Reign of Greed|Jose Rizal
It is as well that the amok has no weapons other than his knife.Sjambak|John Holbrook Vance
Much has been written concerning the acts of homicidal mania called amuck (amok), which word in the vernacular means to attack.