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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: hell

heck

1 interjection
     
heck1 informal
1 used to show that you are annoyed or to emphasize what you are saying:
Oh heck! I've lost my keys!
'Do you believe him?' 'Heck, no.'
2

did he heck/will it heck etc

British English used to say in a strong way that someone did not do something, something will not happen etc:
'Did he offer to pay for it?' 'Did he heck.'

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