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devil's

pertaining to the devil; said of something evil.

devil's apple
solanumcapsicoides.
devil's bit
devil's droppings
devil's fig
solanumtorvum.
devil's fish
giant squid of the family Architeuthidae, presenting no danger to humans or animals, despite generations of fictive folk lore.
devil's food
daturastramonium.
devil's grip
a conformation defect in sheep in which the thorax is pinched in behind the shoulders. Reputed to make affected sheep more susceptible to fleece rot and blowfly strike.
devil's ivy
see datura.
devil's thorn
see tribulusterrestris.
devil's trumpet
daturastramonium.
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Nonfiction AUGUSTINE'S CONFESSIONS, CEASAR'S COMMENTARIES, THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY (Bicrce), GOODE'S ATLAS, HAMMOND'S ATLAS, HOYLE'S RULES OF CARD GAMES, JAYNE'S SHIPS, etc.
The result: Cancer cells from one devil can survive in others (see How the Devil's Cancer Catches, below).
The aim of the policy is to assist the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) to manage devil's claw resources, processes and products to ensure its sustainable management as well as the effective promotion of biodiversity conservation and human development.
For families with older children, there is a hike, 7 1/2 miles round-trip, to a rocky promontory called Devil's Chair.
The devil's strategy is always the same, Amorth says: "He makes people believe that hell does not exist, that sin does not exist, and that he is nothing but one more experiment to try out.
The Devil's Dog Road intersects with Highway 40 just west of Flagstaff, Ariz.
An African American mother might tell her son or daughter that blues music is the devil's music not because it really steals one's soul but because she wishes to spare her child the additional pain and suffering that any social rebel necessarily brings upon him- or herself and the community.
TRIPLE murder suspect Brendan O'Donnell yesterday admitted killing Imelda Riney because she was "the Devil's daughter".
As John Ciardi says of it in his Browser's Dictionary, the devil to pay means "There will be a hard time coming, but not, as often supposed, in the sense of standing before the devil's bar to atone for one's sins.
Their story is being told in Rob Zombie's latest film entitled THE DEVIL'S REJECTS (which Lions Gate Films is releasing on July 22, 2005).
International award-winning author Dan Wick presents The Devil's Tale, a witty novel that dares to postulate the question: what if Lucifer were in fact a benevolent devil (if such a thing can be said to exist) who wished to save an increasingly despoiled Earth from the rapacious consumption of cruel and ruthless humans?
The thirteen tales are meant to follow the Devil's influence from the Date Line into the setting sun, and his relationship especially with the working men and women who struggle to make ends meet without complaints or whining.