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Jesus H. Christ

interjection
1.
Sometimes Offensive. (used as an expression of surprise, disappointment, astonishment, etc.)
Origin
1890-1895
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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