a euph. for damned adj.
|Such is Life 283: Lis’n him now, laughin’ fit to break his neck at some of his own gosh foolishness.|
|Ruggles of Red Gap (1917) 98: Calls her ‘Maw’ all right now [...] but when that begoshed husband of hers is around the house she calls her ‘Mater’.|
|Oklahoma Miner 12 Aug. 5/3: And b’gashed if he didn’t stop and cuss me.|