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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Archaic Used as a mild oath.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alleged force or natural power, supposed, by Reichenbach and others, to produce the phenomena of mesmerism, and to be developed by various agencies, as by magnets, heat, light, chemical or vital action, etc.; -- called also odyle or the odylic force.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete spelling of odd.
  • A simplified spelling of odd.
  • n. A reduction of the name of God used in minced oaths; also used interjectionally as a minced oath. Sometimes 'Od. Also Odd.
  • n. A hypothetical force supposed by Reichenbach to have been discovered by him in connection with vital and magnetic phenomena.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a doctor's degree in optometry
  • n. the right eye
  • v. dose too heavily

Etymologies

Alteration of God.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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