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zounds

interjection \ˈzan(d)z, ˈzün(d)z, ˈzwan(d)z, ˈzwün(d)z\

Definition of ZOUNDS

—used as a mild oath

Origin of ZOUNDS

euphemism for God's wounds
First Known Use: 1592

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