sapperlot

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French saperlotte (17th century), euphemistic modification of sacredieu, from sacré (nom de) Dieu (literally holy (name of) God).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Sapperlot (with a capital S inside a sentence)
  • ſapperlot (in Fraktur)
  • zapperlot

Interjection[edit]

sapperlot

  1. (archaic) zounds!, swounds!, 'sdeath!, my word!
  2. (archaic) golly!, zowie!, goodness gracious!, good heavens!, gee whiz!, blast!, doggone!

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