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Devil-1 (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Devil-1

The gizzard of a turkey or fowl, scored, peppered, salted and broiled: it derives its appellation from being hot in the mouth.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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