Dick·ens n. ∨ interj. The devil. [A vulgar euphemism.]
I can not tell what the dickens his name is. --Shak.
n 1: a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil";
"the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say" [syn: devil,
2: English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social
injustice (1812-1870) [syn: Charles Dickens, Charles
John Huffam Dickens]