jabers

jabers

(ˈdʒeɪbəz)
interj
Jesus
References in classic literature ?
You should make him say, 'In this country, be jabers, came never knight since it was christened, but he found strange adventures, be jabers.' You see how much better that sounds."
-- "came never knight but he found strange adven- tures, be jabers. Of a truth it doth indeed, fair lord, albeit 'tis passing hard to say, though peradventure that will not tarry but better speed with usage.