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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

FYALGERS, int. Also fialgrs; fjaldreks, fjagers (Jak.). The deuce!, an exclamation of surprise or annoyance (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.).

[Orig. doubtful. Phs. curtailed forms of Fiandin, q.v., + ? cares, recks, tak(u)s.]

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