Origin of egad
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Egad, I thought, has Schnittman now lost faith in the promise of a vast galactic universe of content?
Yes, egad, I should have taken it for a family face, and one that has been in the family some time too.History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
Egad, he has contrived to fulfil the prediction in a very different sense.Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles James Lever
I've seen 'em trundled out in fever and plague, egad, lying in rows, like plucked chickens in a poulterer's shop.The Tenants of Malory|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Egad, Tom, I felt I was really in the very centre of that charmed circle of which one hears so much and yet sees so little.The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. II.(of II)|Charles James Lever
"Egad, he will be telling you next that I have renounced the devil and all his works, Richard," said he.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for egad
Word Origin for egad
Word Origin and History for egad
1670s, I gad, a softened oath, second element God, first uncertain; perhaps it represents exclamation ah.