begorra

interjection
be·​gor·​ra | \bi-ˈgȯr-ə, -ˈgär-\
variants: or begorrah

Definition of begorra 

Irish

used as a mild usually jocular oath

First Known Use of begorra

1715, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for begorra

euphemism for by God

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