Crimony: Kri-mon-e
Alternate Spellings: Criminy, Criminey.
Background: Thought to be a derivative from the word Christ, it was originally an exclamation or cry of astonishment and is much weaker than it was in the seventeenth century.
Note: Some dictionaries believe it to be a derivative of the word Jiminy or an abstraction from the name Jiminy Cricket; however most dictionaries believe it to be from the Latin phrase: Jesu domine.

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