go-devil

noun go-dev·il \ ˈgō-ˌde-vəl \

Definition of go-devil

:any of various devices: such as
a :a cultivator with wooden runners
b :a weight formerly dropped in a bored hole (as of an oil well) to set off an explosive
c :a cleaning scraper propelled through a pipeline
d :a handcar or small gasoline car used on a railroad
e :a child's sled

First Known Use of go-devil

1852


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