Lord love a duck!

Lord love a duck!

An exclamation of surprise, shock, frustration, exasperation, anger, alarm, or annoyance. Lord love a duck! If we'd stopped the car one second later that train would have hit us! I know you've had a long day at work, but Lord love a duck, is it too much to ask for you to take out the trash? Lord love a duck, it's hot as the dickens out here!
See also: lord, love
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Lord love a duck!

Fig. My goodness! (An exclamation of surprise.) Lord love a duck! How that rain is coming down! Lord love a duck! Did you see that cat chasing that dog?
See also: lord, love
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Lord love a duck!

exclam. Wow! Lord love a duck, I’m tired!
See also: lord, love
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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LORD love a duck! Never in all our days did we fink we'd see a proper toff like that "Lady" Victoria Hervey taking all her togs off.