Devilries
Devilry Dev"il*ry, n.; pl. {Devilries}. 1. Conduct suitable to the devil; extreme wickedness; deviltry. [1913 Webster]

Stark lies and devilry. --Sir T. More. [1913 Webster]

2. The whole body of evil spirits. --Tylor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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