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  • interj. In God's name; certainly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interj. In God's name; certainly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In God's name; verily; certainly.


Old French, a corruption of de part Dieu, literally "on the part of God". (Wiktionary)


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