Definition of Devilments

1. Noun. (plural of devilment) ¹



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Definition of Devilments

1. devilment [n] - See also: devilment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devilments

devilism
devilisms
devilize
devilized
devilizes
devilizing
devilkin
devilkins
devilled
devilled sausages
devilless
devillike
devilline
devilling
devilment
devilments (current term)
devilries
devilry
devils
devilship
deviltries
deviltry
devilwood
devilwoods
deviometer
devious
deviously
deviousness
deviousnesses
devirgination

Literary usage of Devilments

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1. The Red Leaguers by Shan F. Bullock (1904)
"Wasn't the world wide enough for your devilments, that you must come playing them here ... Pardon me," I struck in ; " but my devilments, as you call them, ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"... and simple Chinese devilments beat to a frazzle. Yes, sir, you need smoked spectacles, and then some, where the straight sun pitches on ice-fields, ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"... pushed his hat far back on his head, in the interest of self-possession, " that it's gone wrong. With all these wash-outs and devilments, the last fo't- ..."

4. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including by Isabella Lucy Bird (1888)
"The peasants do not like to be out after dark, for they are afraid of ghosts and all sorts of devilments, and it was difficult to induce them to start so ..."

5. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1898)
"Your Italian is nowhere when he competes with the Northerner in devilments. He can be terrible, but not terrible and ludicrous at the same time. ..."

6. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"E. Gosselin in his devilments . . . de la marine Normande (Rouen, 1876), enumerates (p. 142) some of the voyages made from Norman ports to Brazil and parts ..."

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