from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who worships a devil, a malignant deity, or an evil spirit; specifically, a member of the tribe properly called Yezidis, living in Mesopotamia, Assyria, Kurdistan, and other parts of Turkey in Asia, and noted for adding the worship of Satan to a professed belief in the Old Testament, and respect for the New Testament and the Koran.
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I'm tired of being called "immoral" or a "devil-worshiper" by ignorant people who think that because they are "saved" it gives them to right to behave like royalty to anyone who is not in their select group.
Is this how you dismiss criticism and hostility when you use the epitaphs of “Christ-killer,” “terrorist,” or “devil-worshiper” to address Jews, Muslims, or Wiccans, also?
Perhaps, in spite of his half-civilized state, he was still a devil-worshiper.
ABC that Willingham was a devil-worshiper because he listened to heavy-metal music and had a band poster in the house.
This is the kind of place where bored kids leave their mark on walls and fences with spray paint, a way of reminding the world that they a) exist and b) can't spell: At one point James, who's just gotten his degree in comparative literature, notes that some hapless aspiring devil-worshiper has scrawled "Satin Lives" on a wall.