gorry

See also: Gorry

EnglishEdit

InterjectionEdit

gorry

  1. (archaic, euphemistic) God!
    • 1903, (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin, The Village Watch-Tower[1]:
      She hedn't any particular kind of a nose nor mouth nor eyes, but gorry! when she looked at yer, yer felt kind as if yer was turnin' to putty inside."
    • 1912, Gouverneur Morris, IT and Other Stories[2]:
      "By gorry!" says I; "you're right.
    • 1920, Franklin P. Adams, Something Else Again[3]:
      No mollycoddle swain am I. I shall not sit and pine, by gorry!
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