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Blow Me (an oath)

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You be blowed (an oath), a play on the word Dash me, which is a euphemism for a more offensive oath.

“‘Well, if you wonʹt stand a pint,ʹ quoth the tall man, ‘I will, that’s all, and blow temperance.ʹ”—Kingsley: Alton Locke, chap. ii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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