|piru englanniksi||deuce, imp, devil|
: Love is a bodily infirmity . . . which breaks out the deuce knows how or why (Thackeray)
*: Þai sett hem doun al þre / Vnder a fair ympe-tre.
*: And thou most dreaded impe of highest Ioue, / Faire Venus sonne, [...] come to mine ayde [...].
*: The tender imp was weaned.
*: to mingle in the clamorous fray of squabbling imps
*: Ive left my young children to [[look after]] themselves, and a more mischievous and [[troublesome]] set of young imps doesnt exist...
*: That headlesse tyrants tronke he reard from ground, / And, having ympt the head to it agayne, / Upon his usuall beast it firmely bound, / And made it so to ride as it alive was found.
: "For, if I imp my wing on Thine" – Herbert (1633)
: m|en|devil strip
*: Men and women busy in baking, broiling, roasting oysters, and preparing devils on the gridiron.
*: The stories told by Harris and the other settlers only made people more afraid of the devils. In the 1800s, for example, workers at a wool company were scared that the devils would attack their sheep.
*: He did not repeat the scathing estimate of her character by Quatrefages, who at that time spent one afternoon a week devilling at the Consulate, keeping the petty-cash box in order.