The revelations in October began a game of cat-and-mouse between the demon Killer and the police.
What a demon, a behemoth, evil just seems to be seeping through him.
On This Week, Peggy Noonan gave her take on the demon sheep phenomenon.
The mails stated, “I am the real culprit,” and were sent from a man using the name Oni Koroshi (demon Killer).
He fashioned BOB, the demon spirit who lived in the Black Lodge, but such an explanation satisfied precious few of us.
This is to denote that the tree has been devoted to a demon; and sometimes to Vishnu or the Kattregam dewol.
Masters, meanwhile, had been pursued by the demon of ill-luck.
This is the first possessed I ever saw in the course of my life, and the first time I ever conversed with a demon.
By evening the storm had gripped the plains like a demon of wrath.
In the same story, the demon, wishing to expose Ivan to certain death, sends him to search for the milk of a she-bear.
c.1200, from Latin daemon "spirit," from Greek daimon "deity, divine power; lesser god; guiding spirit, tutelary deity" (sometimes including souls of the dead); "one's genius, lot, or fortune;" from PIE *dai-mon- "divider, provider" (of fortunes or destinies), from root *da- "to divide" (see tide).
Used (with daimonion) in Christian Greek translations and Vulgate for "god of the heathen" and "unclean spirit." Jewish authors earlier had employed the Greek word in this sense, using it to render shedim "lords, idols" in the Septuagint, and Matt. viii:31 has daimones, translated as deofol in Old English, feend or deuil in Middle English. Another Old English word for this was hellcniht, literally "hell-knight."
The original mythological sense is sometimes written daemon for purposes of distinction. The Demon of Socrates was a daimonion, a "divine principle or inward oracle." His accusers, and later the Church Fathers, however, represented this otherwise. The Demon Star (1895) is Algol.