lorks

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Minced form of Lord.

Interjection[edit]

lorks

  1. (UK, euphemistic, dated) oh dear, oh my God.
    • 1849, E. P. Roswell, “A Story about an Execution”, Ainsworth's Magazine, volume 16, page 31: 
      [...] immediately upon his entrance, they straightway rose, to a woman, and each, with alarm in her countenance, ejaculated, " Oh lorks!"