Definition of deviled :
- Afterward the Daughters of the Revolution took them in Tow, and escorted them to Pythian Hall, where they were given Fried Chicken, Veal Loaf, Deviled Eggs, Crullers, Preserved Watermelon, Cottage Cheese, Sweet Pickles, Grape Jelly, Soda Biscuit, Stuffed Mangoes, Lemonade, Hickory- Nut Cake, Cookies, Cinnamon Roll, Lemon Pie, Ham, Macaroons, New York Ice Cream, Apple Butter, Charlotte Russe, Peppermint Wafers, and Coffee. - "Fables in Slang", George Ade.
- One Saturday night, after a strenuous game with the Princeton Freshmen, Dink, afraid of going stale, decided to quicken his jaded appetite by an application of sardines, deviled ham and rootbeer. - "The Varmint", Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger.
- The carpet is just the color of deviled ham, and on the wall is a shiny, violent- colored picture in a tarnished gilt frame which shows a dangerously fat infant in a crib with a kitten standing on its stomach. - "Jane Journeys On", Ruth Comfort Mitchell.