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devilkin

[ dev-uhl-kin ]
/ ˈdɛv əl kɪn /
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noun
a little devil; imp.
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Origin of devilkin

First recorded in 1500–10; devil + -kin
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How to use devilkin in a sentence

  • The children here, who are remarkable for finding names which really depict the animal, call the larva "the Devilkin."

    More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
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