Definition of devil's grip in English:

devil's grip

noun

  • informal term for Bornholm disease
    • ‘It was definitely the devil's grip - you don't forget that pain.’
    • ‘Epidemic pleurodynia also is called Bornholm disease, Sylvest's disease, devil's grip and epidemic benign dry pleurisy.’
    • ‘They are enterovirus, devil's grip, enteroviral vesicular pharyngitis, enteroviral vesicular stomatitis with exanthem (Hand, foot and mouth disease), enteroviral lymphonodular pharyngitis (acute lymphonodular pharyngitis), Bornholm disease, epidemic myalgia.’