Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An insane person believed by others, or by himself, to be possessed by a devil.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "And then, and then, these doctrines which consist nowadays in confounding the criminal with the insane, the demonomaniac with the mad, have absolutely no foundation.

    Là-bas

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