devil tree


noun

Origin of devil tree

First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for devil tree

  • But the Children of Darkness captured the city, and they enticed people up there so they could sacrifice them to the Devil-tree.

    The Stories of El Dorado|Frona Eunice Wait
  • And now she was evidently much discomposed about their adventure with the ‘devil-tree’; though she did not refer to it again.