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devilkin

[dev-uh l-kin]
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noun
  1. a little devil; imp.
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Origin of devilkin

First recorded in 1500–10; devil + -kin
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Historical Examples

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

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    J. Henri Fabre