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Dag burn it


(Old fashioned)¬† Exclamation of frustration. ‘Dag’ is used as a less offensive version of ‘dang’ which, in turn, is a more civilized word for ‘damn’. Thusly, the phrase is a mild cussing from frustration or anger. (Compare to Darn it, Nuts, Good gravy or Criminy sakes.)

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