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Holy cow


Exclamation of amazement. Surprised. Dumbfounded. (Compare to Knee-slapper, Holy Moses, Holy mackerel, Holy moly, Golly, Gosh darn or I’ll be hanged.)(Contrast to Jumping Jehoshaphat,  Far out or Trippy.)

“Holy cow, how did you get that black eye?”


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