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bless your (or his/her/their) little cotton socks

chiefly British

Definition of bless your or his/her/their little cotton socks in English:

Used as an expression of endearment: you’re so sweet, bless your little cotton socks
More example sentences
  • The official history of the short story is written by the professors of English Literature, God bless their little cotton socks.
  • Interestingly, the little beauty that is amplifier has continued to function throughout, bless its little cotton socks.
  • Well, bless my little cotton socks, it works!
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