Halfway down the stairs I asked it again, and again received no answer save a zooks!
zooks, parson, you remember how he recommended the veather o' her to me.
Gad′so, an exclamation of surprise; Gad′zooks, an obsolete minced oath.
"zooks, my young miss," quoth Gay after the solace of a pinch of snuff.
King zooks was fond of his wife and fond of his daughter, and when he was with them he did not look so fierce.
And he put a clean handkerchief into every pocket, in case he sneezed in a hurry—for King zooks was a lavish dresser.
King zooks was the last to finish, for the dinner ended with ice-cream and he was fond of it.
"There's the gray beginning, zooks," he muttered to himself, in half-conscious quotation.
zooks, but it is, madam, a very great while: to a man that admires a fine woman as much as I do.