- synonymous with devil; “what the DICKENS are you after?” what the devil are you doing? Used by Shakspeare in the _Merry Wives of Windsor_. In many old stories his Satanic Majesty is called the DICKENS, and by no other name, while in some others the word is spelt “diconce.”
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