hellion

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EtymologyEdit

An alteration, under the influence of hell, of northern English/Scottish dialectal hallion ‎(scamp, worthless fellow), of Unknown origin.

NounEdit

hellion ‎(plural hellions)

  1. an unruly, rowdy or mischievous person
  2. an evil person
  3. the larva of the dobsonfly

AdjectiveEdit

hellion ‎(not comparable)

  1. cursed, ill-fated

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