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Jesus H. Christ


interjection Sometimes Offensive.

(used as an oath or strong expression of disbelief, dismay, awe, disappointment, pain, etc.)

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Origin of Jesus H. Christ

1890–95, Americanism; the H probably < IHS or IHC, Greek abbreviation for Jesus, in which the H (the capital Gk letter eta) is reinterpreted as the English letter H
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