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"Hell" spelled out.
- May be spelled with varying hyphen usage, spacing, and capitalization.
- L-shaped objects (such as toothpicks or hockey sticks) are sometimes used in place of the letter L.
- 1882: Walter Parke, Lays of the saintly: or, The new golden legend
- As narrow and close as a coffin, and dark as H E double L.