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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a word used in exclamations of confusion;
- Example: "what the devil"
- Example: "the deuce with it"
- Example: "the dickens you say"
[syn: devil, deuce, dickens]

2. English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870);
[syn: Dickens, Charles Dickens, Charles John Huffam Dickens]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dickens \Dick"ens\, n. or interj. [Perh. a contr. of the dim. devilkins.] The devil. [A vulgar euphemism.] [1913 Webster] I can not tell what the dickens his name is. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dickens n 1: a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say" [syn: devil, deuce, dickens] 2: English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870) [syn: Dickens, Charles Dickens, Charles John Huffam Dickens]
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Dickens -- U.S. County in Texas Population (2000): 2762 Housing Units (2000): 1368 Land area (2000): 904.208144 sq. miles (2341.888243 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.003910 sq. miles (2.600116 sq. km) Total area (2000): 905.212054 sq. miles (2344.488359 sq. km) Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 33.591236 N, 100.816700 W Headwords: Dickens Dickens, TX Dickens County Dickens County, TX
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Dickens, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 202 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.838376 sq. miles (2.171383 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.838376 sq. miles (2.171383 sq. km) FIPS code: 21360 Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19 Location: 43.130811 N, 95.020685 W ZIP Codes (1990): 51333 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Dickens, IA Dickens
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Dickens, TX -- U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 332 Housing Units (2000): 163 Land area (2000): 0.976282 sq. miles (2.528558 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.976282 sq. miles (2.528558 sq. km) FIPS code: 20332 Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 33.621341 N, 100.834987 W ZIP Codes (1990): 79229 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Dickens, TX Dickens