Definition of 'Old Nick'
Example sentences containing 'Old Nick'
`Talk of the devil and up pop his horns...' Mr Punch started bashing Old Nick, and Alpiew increased her pace.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)
Ned Ward buys his Canary from that house in Beer Lane, and he knows a little more than he'd like about that Old Nick and his damned brood.MAN'S LOVING FAMILY (2002)
DESERT RAIN (2002)
Definition of Old Nick from the Collins English Dictionary
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