Amaimon

(3 syl.).

One of the chief devils whose dominion is on the north side of the infernal gulf. He might be bound or restrained from doing hurt from the third hour till noon, and from the ninth hour till evening.

“Amaimon sounds well; Lucifer well.”

Shakespeare: Merry Wives of Windsor, ii. 2.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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