devilry

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noun dev·il·ry \ˈde-vəl-rē\
variants: or

deviltry

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Definition of devilry

plural

devilries

or

deviltries

  1. 1a :  action performed with the help of the devil :  witchcraftb :  wickednessc :  mischief

  2. 2 :  an act of devilry

Examples of devilry in a sentence

  1. <children always getting into some devilry>

  2. <superstitious villagers who were quick to attribute an unexpected occurrence to devilry>

14th Century

First Known Use of devilry

14th century



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