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'Sblood

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • interj 'Sblood An abbreviation of God's blood; -- used as an oath.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • interj 'Sblood sblud an imprecation.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
God's blood.

Usage

In literature:

The 'sblood' of the sixteenth century must not be confounded with the 'zounds' of the seventeenth.
"Vivian Grey" by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
It will be good to travel as far as Lankadomb in a carriage, 'sblood.
"Debts of Honor" by Maurus Jókai
But 'sblood, the fellow has humour.
"The Passionate Elopement" by Compton Mackenzie
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