Derived Formstarnally, adverb
Word Origin for tarnal
Examples from the Web for tarnal
She's gone away an' left it as neat as wax, an' that gate o' hern swings open sometimes an' them 'tarnal ducks'll git in.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
Them's the heads of the tarnal cusses just coming over the line of that rise.Captain Bayley's Heir:|G. A. Henty
But the axe, as Uncle Jack Lummis says of his brown mare, is "a tarnal great critter, any how!"
I grabbed at the tarnal ghost, and if I could have got a grip on it I'd downed it.The Funny Philosophers|George Yellott
Cf. with this use of 'eternal' the old Yankee term 'tarnal' in such expressions as 'tarnal scamp,' 'tarnal shame,' etc.The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Caesar|William Shakespeare