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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dickens  \Dick"ens\,  n.  or  interj.  [Perh.  a  contr.  of  the  dim. 
  devilkins.] 
  The  devil.  [A  vulgar  euphemism.] 
 
  I  can  not  tell  what  the  dickens  his  name  is  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dickens 
  n  :  a  word  used  in  exclamations  of  confusion;  "what  the  devil" 
  or  "the  deuce  with  it"  or  "the  dickens  you  say"  [syn:  {devil}, 
  {deuce}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Dickens,  IA  (city,  FIPS  21360) 
  Location:  43.13337  N,  95.02207  W 
  Population  (1990):  214  (84  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  51333 
  Dickens,  NE  (village,  FIPS  13050) 
  Location:  40.82583  N,  100.99345  W 
  Population  (1990):  16  (7  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  69132 
  Dickens,  TX  (city,  FIPS  20332) 
  Location:  33.62126  N,  100.83583  W 
  Population  (1990):  322  (182  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  79229 




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