Old Gentleman

A name for the Devil, similar to Old Nick and Old Scratch. In Leeds and its neighborhood, names include 'T Owd Un, 'T Owd Chap, and 'T Owd Lad.



  • Cooper, J.C., ed. (1997). Brewer's Book of Myth and Legend. Oxford: Helicon Publishing Ltd.
  • Robinson, C. Clough. (1862). The dialect of Leeds and its neighbourhood. London: J.R. Smith, p. 438.