(in Christian and Jewish belief) the chief evil spirit; Satan.
Did you find it any easier to avoid the Devil , to avoid evil when you were a monk?
expressing surprise or annoyance in various questions or exclamations.
“Where the devil is he?”
an instrument or machine, especially one fitted with sharp teeth or spikes, used for tearing or other destructive work.
General Mitchel, of counsel for the defendant, produced a model which was intended to represent a machine used in Great Britain for cleaning cotton, denominated the "Teazer or Devil ."
a junior assistant of a lawyer or other professional.
While under the master's guidance, which is generally for a year, the newly qualified barrister is known as a devil .