Definition of Diablerie

1. n. Devilry; sorcery or incantation; a diabolical deed; mischief.



Definition of Diablerie

1. Noun. witchcraft, sorcery ¹

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Definition of Diablerie

1. sorcery [n -S] - See also: sorcery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diablerie

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diablerie (current term)
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Literary usage of Diablerie

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1836)
"The graphic descriptions contained in the magazine article I had been reading, in conjunction with the operatic diablerie I had witnessed, were the elements ..."

2. Letters of Thomas Edward Brown: Author of 'Fo'c'sle Yarns' by Thomas Edward Brown (1900)
"He has tried his ' prentice hand ' on a bit of diablerie, and not without success. I would suggest the practice of mechanism, and the strict cultivation of ..."

3. A Collection of Early Prose Romances by William John Thoms (1828)
"Two of the chief artists were selected by the court to contend with each other in diablerie, when the great Bohemian Sorcerer ..."

4. Mystic London; Or, Phases of Occult Life in the Metropolis by Charles Maurice Davies (1875)
"AN EVENING'S diablerie. MR. SPURGEON a short time since oracularly placed it on record that, having hitherto deemed Spiritualism humbug, be now believes it ..."

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