a chief .
Satan; the Devil.
He now reveals that Rich kept Israel alive through boycotts by supplying the country with oil, much of it from its archenemy Iran.
Marc Rich Spills His Secrets Allan Dodds Frank November 12, 2009
But he was not prepared for the skilful trap which his archenemy was baiting for him, and into which he was to promptly fall.
The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
And our archenemy dangling by the foot in mid-air, completely at our mercy!
David and the Phoenix Edward Ormondroyd
Thus does that archenemy favour his friends for a time, and thus does he at last reward them.
The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales Giraldus Cambrensis
Leithgow vouchsafed his archenemy no more than a look, but turned to the Hawk.
The Passing of Ku Sui Anthony Gilmore
He was not the archenemy of the movement (as some of the boys themselves thought): he simply had no use for it.
Tom Slade Percy K. Fitzhugh
The archenemy and his angels are thus left upon an earth devoid of human beings.
Our Day W. A. Spicer
noun (pl) -mies
a chief enemy
(often capital) the archenemy, the devil
also arch-enemy, 1540s, from arch- + enemy.
the primitive enteron or digestive cavity of a gastrula. Historical Examples The notochord would almost appear to arise as a third median and dorsal diverticulum of the archenteron (fig. 180 ch). The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour They form the rudiment of the notochord, which, as in Amphioxus, […]
a chief . . Historical Examples And there came news that the king was in some gambling house with a troupe of that archfiend’s spies. The Weight of the Crown Fred M. White And then the subject became Religion, which was the archfiend’s deadliest weapon. The Jungle Upton Sinclair The archfiend himself is often distinguished […]
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a vertical, arc-shaped member fixed to the end of a walking beam, for supporting a chain from which a pump rod or the like is suspended in such a way as to let it rise and fall vertically. Historical Examples A chain from the piston-rod to the arch head, as described in the single-acting engine, […]
a great magician. Historical Examples Fear not for me, nor think that this our age, Blind though it be, hath yet no archimage. The Bon Gaultier Ballads William Edmonstoune Aytoun So runs the chronicle; and thus Mr. Burne-Jones, the ‘archimage of the esoteric unreal,’ treats the subject. Miscellanies Oscar Wilde noun a great magician or […]