- (archaic) Expression of surprise or shock, my God, wow!
- 1897, John Bennett, Master Skylark, page 138:
- “Here, here, odzookens, lad!” grinned the workman, stoldily, “thou ’lt vetch t’ river up if weeps zo ha-ard. Ztop un, ztop un ; do now.”
- 1905, Mary Catherine Crowley, The Heroine of the Strait, page 344:
- “His wife, you say, Mr. Sterling?” repeated Bradstreet testily. “Odzookens, I’ll have no tomfoolery or play-acting. Take her away, take her away.”
- See Thesaurus:wow