Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The devil; Satan.
  • noun A mischievous person; an imp.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See dil-.
  • noun The devil.
  • noun A wicked, mischievous, or troublesome fellow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Scot. Devil; -- spelt also deel.
  • noun See under Buckie.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Scots, from Middle English dele, variant of devel; see devil.]

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