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Meaning of "devil's bit" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DEVIL'S BIT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEVIL'S BIT

noun
adjective
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Devil's bit is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEVIL'S BIT

devil
devil of
devil ray
devil worship
devil-may-care
devil´s advocate
devil´s bit scabious
devil´s coach-horse
devil´s darning needle
devil´s food cake
Devil´s Island
devildom
deviless
devilet
devilfish
devilish
devilishly
devilishness
devilism
devilkin

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEVIL'S BIT

a bit
bit by bit
brace and bit
centre bit
chafe at the bit
champ at the bit
countersink bit
curb bit
do one´s bit
every bit
not a bit
snaffle bit
threepenny bit
thrupenny bit

Synonyms and antonyms of devil's bit in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «devil's bit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEVIL'S BIT

Find out the translation of devil's bit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of devil's bit from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «devil's bit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

魔鬼的位
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

poco del diablo
570 millions of speakers

English

devil´s bit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शैतान का सा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قليلا الشيطان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

немного дьявола
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bit do diabo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শয়তানের বিট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le peu de diable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sedikit syaitan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Teufels Bit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

悪魔のビット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

악마의 비트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Setan iku
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bit ma quỷ của
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிசாசு பிட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भूत च्या बिट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Şeytan bit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bit del diavolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieco diabła
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трохи диявола
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bit diavolului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bit του διαβόλου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

duiwel se bietjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

djävulens bit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

djevelens bit
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of devil's bit

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEVIL'S BIT»

The term «devil's bit» is used very little and occupies the 161.808 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DEVIL'S BIT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about devil's bit

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEVIL'S BIT»

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Sauer's Herbal Cures: America's First Book of Botanic ...
The following potion is very useful for all of the above-mentioned conditions: take two loths of devil's bit root, a handful each of devil's bit leaves, whitlow grass, goldenrod, sanicle, and wintergreen. Chop all of these ingredients very fine.
William Woys Weaver, 2001
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Dictionarium Botanicum: Or, a Botanical Dictionary for the ...
Morsus Diaboli vulgaris flore pur- pureo, Common Devil's Bit. Devil's Bit risethup with a round, green, smooth Stalk, two Foot high, or thereabouts, set with several /ong, and spmewhat narrow, smooth, dark green leaves, somewhat snipp'd ...
Richard Bradley, T. Woodward ((Londres)), J. Peele ((Londres)), 1728
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Blue in Old English: An Interdisciplinary Semantic Study
Of the several possibilities, two plants can be supported by further evidence: devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis Moench) and the cornflower (Centaurea cyanus L.) The devil's bit scabious identification is supported by the manuscript ...
Carole Patricia Biggam, 1997
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Botanicum officinale: or a compendious herbal giving an ...
Morfus Diaboli, ( Succifa ) Devil's Bit, Off. Mprsus Diaboli, Devil's Bit, Ger. — Diaboli vulgaris flore purpureo, common Devil's Bit, Park. Succifa glabra, smooth Succisa, C. B. •r-rScabiofa raduk succifa flore globoso, Devil's Bit, Ray's Symp. po ".
Joseph Miller, 1722
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American Indian Medicine
Blazing star (Chamaelirium luteum [L.] A. Gray), devil's bit. Each of these common names has been attached to other species, and the Latin names have also varied , so that the confused nomenclature makes it difficult to trace this plant's history ...
Virgil J. Vogel, 2013
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Herbal Magick: A Witch's Guide to Herbal Folklore and ...
... Freya, and Thor DandelionDandelionDandelionDandelionDandelion Botanical name: Taraxacum officinale Plant type: perennial Planetary ruler: Jupiter Elemental ruler: Air Sacred to: Hecate Devil's Bit Devil's Bit Devil's Bit Devil's Bit Devil's ...
Gerina Dunwich, 2002
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Witchcraft Medicine: Healing Arts, Shamanic Practices, and ...
(field scabious) Thraxarum ofliriuale \Veber (dandelion) Equiretum palustre L. ( horsemil) Gem” la'lraumu L. (avens root) . Rauunrulm see/0mm L. (blister buttercup) Sui-rim pmteuxis b'locnch (devil's bit) Surrim pmtensis Moench (devil's bit) IQ e ...
Claudia Müller-Ebeling, Christian Rätsch, Wolf-Dieter Storl, Ph.D., 2003
8
Florida Ethnobotany
Chamaelirium luteum (yellow) angel's-wand blazing star (used by John Bartram in 1751; usually given to Liatris) colic root [colicwort] (usually given to Aletris) devil's bit (translation of Medieval Latin morsus diabili, devil's bite, in German ...
Daniel F. Austin, 2004
9
Nature of Snowdonia
Devil's-bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) (tamaid y cythraul) Found in damp grassy places, devil's-bit scabious is also a woodland indicator species. The plant can grow to nearly 1m high, but is usually shorter than this in the mountains.
Mike Raine, 2009
10
Handbook for travellers in Ireland
The mansion is modern, and the grounds are very prettily ornamented by a fine sheet of water, and backed up in the distance by the picturesque range of the Devil's Bit. In the neighbourhood of the town are Belleville, Woodville (D.Webb, Esq.) ...
John Murray (publishers.), 1864

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEVIL'S BIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term devil's bit is used in the context of the following news items.
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Meet me in the Meadow
Oxeye daisies, ragged robin, yellow rattle and devil's bit scabious – the beauty of a Northern Irish wildflower meadow is a wonder for everyone ... «Farming Life, Jun 15»
2
St. Paul's teacher swims from Suir source to sea to raise funds for …
183km of pristine waterway, surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the country flowing from the Borrisnoe hills, north of the Devil's bit, all the way ... «Waterford Today, Jun 15»
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What else could I get for the… €495000 pricetag on this 16th century …
... mezzanine library and reading room. The property is a short distance from the village of Killea and is overlooked by the Devil's Bit mountain. «thejournal.ie, May 15»
4
Aibítir: alphabet in botanicals
Do you know your Devil's Bit from Succisa Pratensis from Odhrach Bhallach? Holly Somerville does, one of these illustrators of the divine in ... «Limerick Post, May 15»
5
Whiskey Review: McMenamins Billy Whiskey
... Distillery in Hillsboro, a suburb of Portland, as opposed to at McMenamin's popular Edgefield Distillery, like the limited edition Devil's Bit. «The Whiskey Wash, May 15»
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The All-Portland Artisanal Irish Car Bomb
Then we poured our cream into shot glasses with some extra Devil's Bit on top and dropped it into our pints of Breakside Irish Stout—available ... «Willamette Week, Mar 15»
7
Marsh Fritillary Conservation day on the Solway Plain
These special butterflies survive on a plant called devil's bit scabious, and the day will involve helping to planting as many of these as possible, ... «Cumbria Crack, Mar 15»
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Oso's Thai Brunch; Fenrir's Viking Collaboration
WHISKEY NEWS — McMenamins Devil's Bit Whiskey purportedly sells out in a single day each year. If you want to nab a bottle of the ... «Eater PDX, Mar 15»
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Jury in Martin Brophy trial sees photographs of accused's hands
These items included the wrapper of a Devil's Bit cider bottle, two plastic flagons and a pair of Nike runners. The trial, which is expected to last ... «Irish Times, Mar 15»
10
Syngenta's Operation Pollinator programme
... lady's bedstraw (Galium verum), devil's bit scabious (Succisa pratensis), wild red clover (Trifolium pratense), wild carrot (Daucus carota) and ... «Pitchcare, Feb 15»

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