Definition of Diableries

1. Noun. (plural of diablerie) ¹



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Definition of Diableries

1. diablery [n] - See also: diablery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diableries

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Literary usage of Diableries

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1. Rabelais in His Writings by William Francis Smith (1918)
"Allusions abound to the diableries or representations of the inhabitants of the ... A list of places where diableries were represented is put in Villon's ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1867)
"... c'est le moyen de faire finir avec toutes ces diableries." Sometimes they took even a severer tone, and treated the poor cure as a visionary and a ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Here representations of devils and hobgoblins occur with remarkable frequency—probably the consequence of the "diableries", then so popular in the plays. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1864)
"Its principal gallery wasa complete museum of diableries, being secretly surrounded by ingenious mechanical contrivances for putting into ..."

5. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"There were performances called " diableries," in which only devils in the garb of harlequins appeared, and which bore about the same relation to the ..."

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