Definitions

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  • n. A person dressed up as a devil-like character, in Caribbean carnivals, who carries a whip in hand that is used to hit other devils with.
  • n. The devil as represented in a costume

Etymologies

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From a patois dialect, originally from French diable ("devil")

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