"devil’s books" Definition

  1. a pack of playing-cards; a phrase of Presbyterian origin.—_See_ FOUR KINGS.

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Position in the dictionary: 961 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: devil’s delight, devil’s dung, devil’s dust, devil’s livery, devil’s teeth, devotional habits, dew-beaters, dew-drink, dewskitch, dibbs
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