Old Nick


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Old Nick

An old-fashioned name for the devil in Christianity. Primarily heard in UK. After dating a vegetarian for six months, I would sell my soul to Old Nick for a big, juicy steak right about now.
See also: nick, old
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His mind is muddled, unable to believe that there is another, larger world outside Room and other people besides his mother and Old Nick. As he explains later in the movie, Room may be small, but its walls stretch far away.
"Phillip said he had something to show me and took me into the yard and pulled back a tarpaulin sheet and there was Old Nick with a big crack in him."
For while Dave Cameron deludes himself in the notion that he was "born to rule", poor old Nick Clegg must console himself in the reality that he was "born to be fooled".
It's perhaps something of a miracle that the old nick still survives largely intact but fate was kind to it.
Blake Patrick Sexton faces multiple charges, including attempted first-degree assault, in the incident at Old Nick's Pub in the 200 block of Washington Street.
The veteran thieves come out of retirement yet again when Young Nick's dad, Old Nick, is tricked into selling a valuable war medal.
Known as Old Nick, the carved wooden sculpture, with its piercing eyes, was ordered by an architect who had lost out on a contract to redesign St Mary's Church in the centre of Swansea in the 1890s.
Liz, who played Old Nick in feminine form in the fantasy film Bedazzled, was delighted tomeet Saint Nick.
It's a night of local music at Old Nick's Pub when Ekko Base, Spectrum Lake and Absurd Bird play Sunday.
Last word to old Nick Hewer: "This hashtag business?
Well, someone should tell old Nick that their decisions might be a bit easier for the rest of us to swallow if they weren't made by a bunch of millionaires.
Now Old Nick has come to collect the soul of the doctor's teenage daughter, Valentina (Cole), who works on a travelling circus fronted by Parnassus and his assistants Anton (Garfield) and Percy (Troyer).
I cannot understand why I have to foot the bill to undertake improvements to any Assembly Member's bathroom, particularly when this is probably a second or even third bathroom to which old Nick has access.
But Liz, who played Old Nick in Bedazzled, was delighted to meet Saint Nick.
Old Nick's Pub celebrating on its one-year anniversary