Deil's buckie
Buckie Buck"ie, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large spiral marine shell, esp. the common whelk. See {Buccinum}. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

{Deil's buckie}, a perverse, refractory youngster. [Slang] [1913 Webster]


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  • Deil's buckie — Deil Deil (d[=e]l), n. Devil; spelt also {deel}. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Deil s buckie}. See under {Buckie}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deil's buckie — noun Scotland : a mischievous person : imp of Satan …   Useful english dictionary

  • devil's buckie — noun : deil s buckie …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deil — (d[=e]l), n. Devil; spelt also {deel}. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Deil s buckie}. See under {Buckie}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buckie — Buck ie, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large spiral marine shell, esp. the common whelk. See {Buccinum}. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Deil s buckie}, a perverse, refractory youngster. [Slang] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deel — Deil Deil (d[=e]l), n. Devil; spelt also {deel}. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Deil s buckie}. See under {Buckie}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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