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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HELLION

One spur for a log and one for any hellion who should get in the way of an honest drive!

A woman boss is bad enough, but a hellion is wu's,' was Jeff's statement.

"I'm a hustler on a dicker, and a hellion on junk," snapped the boss.

I've been sivinteen years living down a reputation as a hellion.

But I feel young, and I want to dance like a—like a hellion?

She was some hellion, there on the top of the world, clawing and scratching tooth and nail—a regular she cat.

WORD ORIGIN

1846, American English, altered (by association with Hell) from Scottish/northern England dialectal hallion "worthless fellow, scamp" (1786), of unknown origin.

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