diablerie[dē ä′blə rē, dē ä′blə rē′]
- a dealing with devils, as by sorcery or witchcraft
- lore about devils, diabolism, etc.
- deviltry; mischief
Origin: French ; from Old French ; from diable, devil ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin diabolus: see devil
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- Sorcery; witchcraft.
- Representation of devils or demons, as in paintings or fiction.
- Devilish conduct; deviltry.
Origin: French, from Old French, from diable, devil, from Latin diabolus; see Devil .