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Definition of "devilling" [devilling]

  • Present participle of devil. (verb)
  • The pupillage of a prospective advocate or barrister (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "devilling" in a sentence
  • "The incident justifies the inference that the services of junior counsel to senior barristers -- services at the present time termed 'devilling' -- were formerly remunerated with cash payments."
  • "By "devilling" the faculty, college men cemented their loyalty to one another and sorted out who among them was suited to leadership."
  • "He had, during the last four years, done a good deal of "devilling"; he had attended at the Old"
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