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 Odd and Even.Odds. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Odd’s or Od’s,
 
used in oaths; as—   1
   Odd’s bodikins! or Odsbody! means “God’s body,” of course referring to incarnate Deity.   2
   Od’s heart! God’s heart.   3
   Od’s pittikins! God’s pity.   4
   Od’s plessed will! (Merry Wives of Windsor, i. 1.)   5
   Od rot ’em! (See DRAT.)   6
   Od-zounds! God’s wounds.   7
 


 Odd and Even.Odds. 

 
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