- devic's disease,
- devil and deep blue sea,
- devil dog,
- devil of a,
- devil ray
Origin of device
Examples from the Web for devices
But without any peace talks on the horizon, everyone is now left to their own devices.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Users “should be allowed to use these devices and services the way they were intended,” Brookman says.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Passengers were asked to make sure their phones and other devices were charged so that they could be switched on for inspection.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But could it be that these devices are actually bringing us closer together?
By the end of the year, the agency is expected to issue similar recommendations for devices already on the market.
The yardstick, the half bushel, and the coining of money are all devices to facilitate exchanges.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Then he bowed himself out, saying that he would return in the morning, and left us to our own devices.She and Allan|H. Rider Haggard
What skill did she not practise, what devices of taste not display, to cover over the hard features of their stern poverty!Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles James Lever
A sickening giddiness came over the two Earthians, for there were no devices to produce artificial gravity here.The Revolt of the Star Men|Raymond Gallun
Is the scoundrel so devoid of devices that he has to go back on an old exploded villany?Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.|Charles James Lever
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.