devil's paternoster

noun

Definition of devil's paternoster

1 : the Lord's Prayer recited backward (as in late medieval witchcraft)
2 : a muttering or grumbling of curses

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“Devil's paternoster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devil%27s%20paternoster. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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