- devic's disease,
- devil and deep blue sea,
- devil dog,
- devil of a,
- devil ray
Origin of device
Examples from the Web for device
Employees strap a device to their heads and power a helicopter drone with their minds.
In that case the device was to put the genius in opposition to a majority of established cultural tastes and codes.
Once a month he attaches a device to his chest, clamps metal bracelets on his wrists, and hooks the whole thing up to a telephone.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paul has consistently used Benghazi as a device to stake out high ground on foreign policy.
Now you can scroll to the next direction on your recipe without getting batter or sauce all over your device.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Richard Hendriks in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And now, Mr. Jason, your device being accomplished, I suppose I may bid you good-night?Sport Royal|Anthony Hope
I must get a toy to-morrow for Eliza, and send the device for the seals of myself and ——.The Love Affairs of Lord Byron|Francis Henry Gribble
Among the very earliest of these attempts of which we have detailed information is the device of Wilars de Honecort.Perpetual Motion|Percy Verance
There is no wisdom, no device in the dust, any more than there is warmth in the dust.The Eagle's Nest|John Ruskin
The device suggested by Sarah was so common that the wonder is that it had not long before been tried.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Genesis|Marcus Dods
Word Origin for device
late 13c., from Old French devis "division, separation, disposition, wish, desire; coat of arms, emblem; last will," from deviser "to divide, distribute" (see devise). Sense of "method by which something is divided" arose in French and led to modern meaning.
see leave to someone's own devices.