Auld Hornie

Auld Hornie

Scottish appellation for the devil. [Scot. Folklore: Leach, 353]
See: Devil
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Most of my young days were spent waiting for Auld Hornie to pitchfork me straight into the burning fire for nicking sweets or looking at naked ladies in Health and Efficiency.