See Octopus. (c) The gray whale of the Pacific coast. See Gray whale. (d) The goosefish or angler and other allied fishes. See Angler.

(Dev"il*ing), n. A young devil. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.

(Dev"il*ish), a.

1. Resembling, characteristic of, or pertaining to, the devil; diabolical; wicked in the extreme. "Devilish wickedness." Sir P. Sidney.

This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
James iii. 15.

2. Extreme; excessive. [Colloq.] Dryden.

Syn. — Diabolical; infernal; hellish; satanic; wicked; malicious; detestable; destructive.

Dev"il*ish*ly, adv.Dev"il*ish*ness, n.

(Dev"il*ism) n. The state of the devil or of devils; doctrine of the devil or of devils. Bp. Hall.

(Dev"il*ize) v. t. To make a devil of. [R.]

He that should deify a saint, should wrong him as much as he that should devilize him.
Bp. Hall.

(Dev"il*kin) n. A little devil; a devilet.

(Dev"il*ment) n. Deviltry. Bp. Warburton.

(Dev"il*ry) n.; pl. Devilries

1. Conduct suitable to the devil; extreme wickedness; deviltry.

Stark lies and devilry.
Sir T. More.

2. The whole body of evil spirits. Tylor.

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