from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as fack.


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  • 'O fegs, that would be pity!' cried the boy, 'for fear Miss should be marked.'


  • Or fegs they'll go on to Paddy Sheehan's, an 'thin where'll ye be?

    April's Lady A Novel

  • An 'a sthrappin' fine girl too, fegs, wid cheeks like turnips.

    April's Lady A Novel

  • But it chanced one day that a man from the other side of the marshes was sitting in the inn, smoking his pipe and listening to the talk of the other inmates, when all of a sudden he sat bolt upright, slapped his thigh and cried out, 'I' fegs!

    Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations

  • He got at Jock Hinderlands afore he could climb up a tree; an ', fegs, he gaed up a tree withoot clim'in',

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • "Better late than never; iss, fegs!" exclaimed a stout, burly man of middle height, clad in a crimson doublet of slashed silk, and trunk hose, with a crimson velvet cap, in front of which was stuck a feather of the same hue, secured by a gold brooch, set jauntily upon his head.

    Two Gallant Sons of Devon A Tale of the Days of Queen Bess

  • An 'fegs! atween the twa reeks, to sunder them, there was nothing but Nancy hersel.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • 'O fegs, that would be pity!' cried the boy, 'for fear Miss should be marked.'

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • “Iss, fegs, dead as nits! and Mr. Cary off his horse, standing overthwart mun!

    Westward Ho!

  • “No, fegs, no! kecking mun, kecking mun, so hard as ever was futeball!

    Westward Ho!


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