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English definition of “bless my soul!”

bless my soul!

(also bless me!, also well I'm blessed!) old-fashioned
an expression of surprise Expressions of surprise
(Definition of bless my soul! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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