3 definitions by Bret_In_Mesa

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Used as a general term of exclamation or surprise similar to oh my lord, or oh my goodness, or oh shit. Mostly used by people in the 1930's, 1940's, and 1950's. Possibly a minced oath (softened form of swearing) substitute for "For the Lord's sake."

See also land sake.
Land sakes alive, my grandmother said. That sure was a swell sunset.
by Bret_in_Mesa January 03, 2008

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A feeling of discomfort (scared or queasy) greater than the willies or the jitters, but less than being freaked out or even grossed out.
Looking at that homeless guy over there gave me the creeps.
by Bret_In_Mesa December 26, 2007

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Used as a general term of exclamation or surprise similar to oh my lord, or oh my goodness, or oh shit. Mostly used by people in the 1930's, 1940's, and 1950's. Possibly a minced oath (softened form of swearing) substitute for "For the Lord's sake."

See also land sake.
Land sakes alive, my grandmother said. That sure was a swell sunset.
by Bret_in_Mesa January 03, 2008

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