Deviltries
Deviltry Dev"il*try, n.; pl. {Deviltries}. Diabolical conduct; malignant mischief; devilry. --C. Reade. [1913 Webster]

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  • deviltries — n. uncontrolled mischievousness; wickedness, fiendishness; magic, witchcraft, works of the devil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dare-deviltries — Dare deviltry Dare dev il*try, n; pl. {Dare deviltries}. Reckless mischief; the action of a dare devil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dare-deviltry — Dare dev il*try, n; pl. {Dare deviltries}. Reckless mischief; the action of a dare devil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deviltry — Dev il*try, n.; pl. {Deviltries}. Diabolical conduct; malignant mischief; devilry. C. Reade. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • deviltry — /dev euhl tree/, n., pl. deviltries. 1. reckless or unrestrained mischievous behavior. 2. extreme or utter wickedness. 3. an act or instance of mischievous or wicked behavior. 4. diabolic magic or art. 5. demonology. Also, devilry. [1780 90; var …   Universalium

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  • deviltry — /ˈdɛvəltri/ (say devuhltree) noun (plural deviltries) → devilry …   Australian English dictionary

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