devil's


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to devil's: devil's claw, devil's advocate, Devil's Triangle

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.
References in classic literature ?
In another instant the tree was deserted; the figures of the five millionaires of Devil's Ford, crossing the fierce glare of the open space, with boyish alacrity, glistened in the sunlight, and then disappeared in the nearest fringe of thickets.
In the yells of the whirling mob of Devil's Row children there were notes of joy like songs of triumphant savagery.
He glanced over into the vacant lot in which the little raving boys from Devil's Row seethed about the shrieking and tearful child from Rum Alley.
He approached at the back of one of the most deeply engaged of the Devil's Row children.
The party stood for a moment exchanging vainglorious remarks with Devil's Row.
Perhaps only a sterling few will truly earn the Devil's Triangle certificate, but succeed or fail, they ate sure to have stories to tell.
PEARBLOSSOM - With its unusual sandstone cliffs and breathtaking views, the Devil's Punchbowl County Park is a great place to spend a day with the family.
The Devil's Own'' began more than 10 years ago with producer Larry Gordon, who hired scripter Kevin Jarre to write an original screenplay based on a pitch.
com, the Internet's largest writing site, today announced an online contest for readers in connection with Cannell's exciting new thriller, THE DEVIL'S WORKSHOP, which debuts in hardcover in September from William Morrow.
Running down some of his favorite Colorado haunts, he listed Devil's Slide, Devil's Point, Devil's Thumb, Devil's Nose and Devil's Backbone.
will soon be implementing wireless remote monitoring and reporting of water levels in Devil's Hole, an area of Death Valley National Monument located in Nevada.
Devil and Demon will debut at NAB 2014, with The Devil's Playground mobile rig providing the backdrop, showcasing a variety of software running on Devil & Demon systems - including Autodesk's VRed simulator, Chaos Group's VRay RT, Digital Vision's Nucoda, and Survios' cutting-edge VR game Zombies On The Holodeck.