Older Use. the devil; Satan.
(informal) a jocular name for Satan
adjective 1. old-fashioned; dated. 2. trite from having long been used or known. adjective 1. (postpositive) old-fashioned or trite adj. “out of date,” first recorded 1911. As a noun phrase, however, it had different sense previously. The “Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue” (1796) defines it as, “a woman’s privities, because frequently felt.” Obsolete, old-fashioned: […]
noun 1. High German before 1100. Abbreviation: OHG. noun 1. a group of West Germanic dialects that eventually developed into modern German; High German up to about 1200: spoken in the Middle Ages on the upper Rhine, in Bavaria, Alsace, and elsewhere, including Alemannic, Bavarian, Langobardic, and Upper Franconian OHG
noun 1. Old Norse as used in Iceland. Abbreviation: OIcel. noun 1. the dialect of Old Norse spoken and written in Iceland; the Icelandic language up to about 1600
- Old identity
noun 1. (NZ) a person known for a long time in the one locality