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Deuce vs. Devil

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  • Deuce (noun)

    A card with two pips, one of four in a standard deck of playing cards.

  • Deuce (noun)

    A side of a die with two spots.

  • Deuce (noun)

    A cast of dice totalling two.

  • Deuce (noun)

    The number two.

  • Deuce (noun)

    A tie in which one player can win by scoring two consecutive points.

  • Deuce (noun)

    A curveball.

  • Deuce (noun)

    A '32 Ford.

  • Deuce (noun)

    2-barrel (twin choke) carburetors in the phrase 3 deuces: an arrangement on a common intake manifold.

  • Deuce (noun)

    A table seating two diners.

  • Deuce (noun)

    A piece of excrement.

  • Deuce (noun)

    The Devil, used in exclamations of confusion or anger.

  • Devil (noun)

    An evil creature.

  • Devil (noun)

    (the devil or the Devil) The chief devil; Satan.

  • Devil (noun)

    The bad part of the conscience; the opposite to the angel.

    "The devil in me wants to let him suffer."

  • Devil (noun)

    A wicked or naughty person, or one who harbors reckless, spirited energy, especially in a mischievous way; usually said of a young child.

    "Those two kids are devils in a toy store."

  • Devil (noun)

    A thing that is awkward or difficult to understand or do.

    "That math problem was a devil."

  • Devil (noun)

    Hell.

    "What in the devil is that? What the devil is that?"

    "She is having a devil of a time fixing it."

    "You can go to the devil for all I care."

  • Devil (noun)

    A person, especially a man; used to express a particular opinion of him, usually in the phrases poor devil and lucky devil.

  • Devil (noun)

    A dust devil.

  • Devil (noun)

    An evil or erring entity.

  • Devil (noun)

    A barren, unproductive and unused area.

    "devil strip"

  • Devil (noun)

    A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.

  • Devil (noun)

    A machine for tearing or cutting rags, cotton, etc.

  • Devil (noun)

    A Tasmanian devil.

  • Devil (noun)

    An endurance event where riders who fall behind are periodically eliminated.

  • Devil (verb)

    To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.

  • Devil (verb)

    To annoy or bother; to bedevil.

  • Devil (verb)

    To work as a ‘devil’; to work for a lawyer or writer without fee or recognition.

  • Devil (verb)

    To grill with cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.

  • Devil (verb)

    To finely grind cooked ham or other meat with spices and condiments.

  • Devil (verb)

    To prepare a sidedish of shelled halved boiled eggs to whose extracted yolks are added condiments and spices, which mixture then is placed into the halved whites to be served.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Deuce (noun)

    Two; a card or a die with two spots; as, the deuce of hearts.

  • Deuce (noun)

    A condition of the score beginning whenever each side has won three strokes in the same game (also reckoned "40 all"), and reverted to as often as a tie is made until one of the sides secures two successive strokes following a tie or deuce, which decides the game.

  • Deuce (noun)

    The devil; a demon.

  • Devil (noun)

    The Evil One; Satan, represented as the tempter and spiritual of mankind.

  • Devil (noun)

    An evil spirit; a demon.

  • Devil (noun)

    A very wicked person; hence, any great evil.

  • Devil (noun)

    An expletive of surprise, vexation, or emphasis, or, ironically, of negation.

  • Devil (noun)

    A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.

  • Devil (noun)

    A machine for tearing or cutting rags, cotton, etc.

  • Devil

    To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.

  • Devil

    To grill with Cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.

Webster Dictionary
  • Deuce (noun)

    a tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game

  • Deuce (noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number

  • Deuce (noun)

    a word used in exclamations of confusion;

    "what the devil"

    "the deuce with it"

    "the dickens you say"

  • Deuce (noun)

    one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots

  • Devil (noun)

    (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

  • Devil (noun)

    one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief

  • Devil (noun)

    a word used in exclamations of confusion;

    "what the devil"

    "the deuce with it"

    "the dickens you say"

  • Devil (noun)

    a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man);

    "he chased the young hellions out of his yard"

  • Devil (noun)

    a cruel wicked and inhuman person

  • Devil (verb)

    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;

    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"

    "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

  • Devil (verb)

    coat or stuff with a spicy paste;

    "devilled eggs"

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