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old nick


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Noun old nick has 1 sense
  1. Satan, Old Nick, Devil, the Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness - (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
    --1 is a kind of spiritual being, supernatural being

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Term: Old Nick


Old Nick is a colloquial term used to refer to the devil or Satan.

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Sense 1:

In popular culture, Old Nick is often used to personify evil or the embodiment of darkness.

Example Sentence: Watchers of horror movies often anticipate the entrance of Old Nick himself.

Sense 2:

In local folklore, Old Nick is believed to be a mischievous supernatural being.

Example Sentence: The villagers shared tales of Old Nick stealing trinkets from their homes during the night.

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