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Definition of Satan

  SATAN   noun
One of the Creator's lamentable mistakes, repented in sashcloth and axes.  Being instated as an archangel, Satan made himself multifariously objectionable and was finally expelled from Heaven.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
?se?t?n n. the Devil; Lucifer. [OE f. LL f. Gk f. Heb. satan lit. 'adversary' f. satan oppose, plot against]

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