Old Scratch, The Stranger, Old Nick: Nicknames for The Devil–The International Library of Paranormal Psychology

Old Scratch Helmet

These nicknames for the Devil refer to “ones character”:

  • Old Scratch from skratta, an old Scandinavian term for a monster or goblin.
  • The Stranger “the unknown”.
  • Old Nick common in the seventeenth century it may be related to the German nickel, goblin.

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