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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dash my Wig. Dash my Buttons.
 
Dash is a euphemism for a common oath; and wig, buttons, etc., are relics of a common fashion at one time adopted in comedies and by “mashers” of swearing without using profane language.   1
 


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