Definition of Devilries

1. Noun. (plural of devilry) ¹



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Definition of Devilries

1. devilry [n] - See also: devilry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devilries

devilisms
devilize
devilized
devilizes
devilizing
devilkin
devilkins
devilled
devilled sausages
devilless
devillike
devilline
devilling
devilment
devilments
devilries (current term)
devilry
devils
devilship
deviltries
deviltry
devilwood
devilwoods
deviometer
devious
deviously
deviousness
deviousnesses
devirgination
devirginations

Literary usage of Devilries

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1887)
"The knowledge he thus showed of the possible devilries which thr sectarian zeal of ... worked for political purposes the devilries of the Jew-baiting. ..."

2. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1884)
"He has said no more about the " vices and devilries" of Old Russia than was necessary. These studies in the history of manners are seductive and ..."

3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1884)
"He has said no more about the "vices and devilries" of Old Russia than was necessary. These studies in the history of manners are seductive and entertaining ..."

4. Reminiscences and Opinions of Sir Francis Hastings Doyle, 1813-1885 by Francis Hastings Charles Doyle (1887)
"... represent human nature? represent it indeed by a more uneducated and more ignorant subdivision of the whole, and bring along with it fresh devilries— ..."

5. The Balance of Military Power in Europe: An Examination of the War Resources by John Frederick Maurice (1888)
"The knowledge he thus showed of the possible devilries which the sectarian zeal of Bulgarian Verts might be trusted to work on men of their own race, ..."

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