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“Go-Devil. A device for exploding a dynamite cartridge in an oil-well ... A pointed piece of iron dropped down the well, and, striking a cap on the top of the torpedo, causes a terrific explosion at the bottom of the well.” -Whitney, 1911


William Dwight Whitney The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1911)


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