deevil (plural deevils)
- Alternative form of
- 1881, Margaret O. (Wilson) Oliphant, The Open Door, and the Portrait. (in English):
- If the deevil himsel was in the auld hoose, I have no interest in 't one way or another—" "Sandy, hold your peace!" cried his wife imperatively. "
- 1912, O. Douglas, Olivia in India (in English):
- The last I saw of her she had seized the khansamah's young assistant and was shouting at him, "Chokra—ye impident little black deevil, will you tell this moment, has there been an accident?"
- Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith