Old Nick


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Old Nick

Satan himself. [Western Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 755]
See: Devil
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As for whether poor old Nick ever got his footwear back - his flips are sealed.
They subsist on food, water and other needs brought in by a bearded man they call Old Nick.
After years of suffering, Ma concocts a daring plan to get Jack away from Old Nick and hopefully into the arms of her parents Robert (William H Macy) and Nancy (Joan Allen).
If we ever found ourselves thinking about what would look good on camera, we had to see that through the prism of what Old Nick would actually be able to pull off.
I must have been number one, even old Nick was knocking on the door one night.
Young Jack and his mother, Ma, are permanently locked inside a small room - their interaction with the outside world limited to television and occasional visits from the sinister Old Nick.
Outside work, 25 year old Nick is interested in sports including football, tennis and golf.
The rest of the 500ml range, including Young's Ram Rod, Old Nick and Young's Special, will make their new-look debut this month and in March.
Among them is Asteroth, a minion of the Old Nick himself, disguised as a female with false feet over his hooves.
In the ensuing melee, the strapping model of St Nick came off worst as the rider in question - seemingly spurred on by Old Nick - wrestled it to the deck.
Dessert, which consisted of English Trifle, was served with Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, and Young's Old Nick.
And yesterday there was a twinkle in the eye of golf's very own old Nick as he returned to the scene of two of this three Open triumphs.