Old Scratch

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Probably an alteration of scrat, from Middle English scrat, skratt, scratte, ultimately from Old Norse skratti (a type of demon).

Proper nounEdit

Old Scratch

  1. (chiefly Midland US, Southern US) The Devil.[1]
    Synonyms: Old Nick, Old Serpent; see also Thesaurus:Satan

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