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See also: Gorry
- (archaic, euphemistic) God!
1903, Kate Douglas Wiggin (Riggs), The Village Watch-Tower:
- 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:
- "By gorry!" says I; "you're right.
1920, Franklin P. Adams, Something Else Again:
- No mollycoddle swain am I. I shall not sit and pine, by gorry!