Origin of crikey
Examples from the Web for crikey
Crikey, you'd look mighty fine stuck up against a wall with half a dozen bloomin' Prussian rifles looking at yer.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
To this homily the bandy-legged boy listened with his red cheeks artificially distended, and occasional murmurs of “Crikey!”Jan of the Windmill|Juliana Horatia Ewing
Crikey, you should 'a seen 'im come a cropper on his nut down them new steps.
Nobody aint ever broke out of this jail yet, and by crikey, they wont, as long as Im the keeper!Baseball Joe on the Giants|Lester Chadwick
Both Krikey and crikey were used and retained as were handkie and hankie.New Treasure Seekers|E. (Edith) Nesbit