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zounds

 : 
Interjection

CIDE DICTIONARY

zoundsinterj. [Contracted from God's wounds.].
     An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

zounds, int. archaic expressing surprise or indignation.

Etymology
(God)' s wounds (i.e. those of Christ on the Cross)

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