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by guess and by god

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by guess and by God

adverb phrase

By approximation and instinct; not by precise or infallible means: She didn't know exactly how to make a quiche, so had to do it by guess and by God (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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