devil

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devil

see DEVILLING.
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Certain books say you'll have the devil to pay when you want to move the baby into a crib, but Cassie and I handled Sean the same way, and you slowly wean them out of the big bed.
The sentence suggested that those who didn't toe the line would "truly have the devil to pay .

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