Definitions

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

  • interj. Irish Used as a mild oath.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. A mild minced oath; a euphemism for "by God".

Etymologies

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

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