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Gis

(g soft) i.e. Jesus. A corruption of Jesus or J. H. S. Ophelia says “By Gis and by St. Charity.” (Hamlet, iv. 5.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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