bedad

bedad

(bɪˈdæd)
interj
an exclamation of affirmation
References in classic literature ?
 "But, bedad, it's a fact which the word implies,
I'LL have no truck with dem der plastic Oirish pubs in dis here column, to be sure, to be sure, begorrah and bedad The combination of ear blasting diddley-diddley music, barmaids dressed like extras from Flatdance and punters bellowing songs from the dear old homeland when the nearest they've been to the Emerald Isle is the Pier Head landing stage are enough to make you want to take a running jump in the Liffy.
He is cheesy, chirpy, perma-tanned, the butt of endless jokes and, at the grand old age of 72, he is going to bedad for the fifth time.
Ethnic pride made them attempt to discourage the Victorian stereotype, epitomized by Irish comics in the music halls who brought laughter with "shure and bedad, who'll thread on the tail of me coat.