arch fiend

archfiend

[ahrch-feend]
noun
1.
a chief fiend.

Origin:
1660–70; arch-1 + fiend

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archfiend (ˌɑːtʃˈfiːnd)
 
n
(often capital) the archfiend the chief of fiends or devils; Satan

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archfiend
1667, from arch (adj.) + fiend. Originally and typically Satan (cf. arch-foe "satan," 1610s).
"So stretcht out huge in length the Arch-fiend lay." ["Paradise Lost," 1667]
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