marry come up

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InterjectionEdit

marry come up

  1. (archaic) Expressing surprise or indignation.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 153:
      Marry come up with such gentlemen! though he hath lived here this many years, I don't believe there is arrow a servant in the house ever saw the colour of his money.
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