Black Donald

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Black Donald (Scottish Gaelic: Domhnall Dubh or Domnuill-dhu) is a Highland colloquialism for the Devil in Scottish mythology.[1] The defining characteristic of Black Donald is his cloven feet, which betray whatever disguise he assumes.

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  1. ^ MacLeod, Fiona (1895). Mountain Lovers Boston: Roberts Bros.
  2. ^ Colonel Sir Donald Cameron of Lochiel, KT (2004, May 28). The Telegraph.