from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the Devil; Satan.


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  • Again, of how many victims the evil one was deprived by St. Dominic, St. Francis, and other founders of religious orders.

    The Interior Castle or The Mansions

  • We checked briefly to make sure that the gold prize was still inside, and I ran a finger over the faint indentations of Bede's Death Song: consider the evil one does on earth, because a reckoning awaits.

    To The Hilt

  • Nothing short of the direct temptation of the evil one could lead you to entertain so monstrous a doctrine, as that you propound about Cariamidae.

    The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley


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