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Judas Priest

interjection
1.
(an exclamation of exasperation or disgust.)
Origin of Judas Priest
1910-1915
1910-15; euphemism for Jesus Christ
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  • "Judas Priest, you're strong, Missuz Hopkins," said one of the boys carrying shot.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • Ill teach her something—teach em all something, by the Judas Priest!

    Cursed George Allan England
  • And, by Judas Priest, Levi give him the phonograph right off.

    The So-called Human Race Bert Leston Taylor
  • By Judas Priest, I just knew you didn't dast to stay and hear me tell the boys about that spruce.

    Cappy Ricks Retires Peter B. Kyne
  • He was not given to profanity, but he could say "Judas Priest" in a way that sizzled.

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Judas Priest

interjection

An exclamation of surprise, dismay, emphasis, etc

[1914+; a euphemism for Jesus Christ]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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