fiendkin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English feondeken, equivalent to fiend +‎ -kin (diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

fiendkin (plural fiendkins)

  1. A little fiend; an imp.
    • 1996, William Langland, George D. Economou, William Langland's Piers Plowman:
      And then I shall come as king, with crown and with angels, And have out of hell all men's souls. Fiends and fiendkins shall stand before me And be at my bidding, of bliss or of pain.

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