any of several European hawkweeds introduced into northeastern North America, where they are troublesome weeds.
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Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?
Origin of king devil
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby king devil
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Example sentences from the Web for king devil
He is the king-devil, and much the Commandant wants to cage him.
A king-devil, come fresh out of hell, could scarcely have looked more terrible.Caesar's Column|Ignatius Donnelly
Each has a king-devil or arch-demon with a posse of subalterns or evil spirits.The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors|Kersey Graves