A word used to express frustration or annoyance, typically as an intensifier. An alteration of "goddamn." What is all this gol dern junk doing here? Why won't anyone listen to me, gol dern it?
gol dernand gol dang
Rur. God damn.; God-damned. Gol dern it, Mary, shut the screen door! Them bugs is get-tin' in here in droves. The gol dang car's in the shop again.