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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: get 'someone born to an unmarried mother' (16-20 centuries), from get 'to beget'

git

noun
     
git [countable] British English spoken not polite
an offensive word for an unpleasant and annoying person, especially a man:
You miserable git!

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