Devilling
devil dev"il, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deviled}or {Devilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deviling}or {Devilling}.] 1. To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil. [1913 Webster]

2. To grill with Cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper. [1913 Webster]

A deviled leg of turkey. --W. Irving.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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