damned (euphemism for bloody).
a city in SW West Bengal, in E India, NW of Calcutta.
Historical Examples

“I’ll do any bally thing you tell me to now,” he said quickly.
The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome

I say, Monk, what’s this bally important business we’ve got on hand?
The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx

A newcomer is always puzzled by the large number of names on the map beginning with the word bally.
One Irish Summer William Eleroy Curtis

Commander: “Well, look sharp and find the bally thing—we want to get on.”
Jokes For All Occasions Anonymous

Lots of times the pack of us would have been in a bally lot of hot water only for the clever way you had of handling things.
Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys Louis Arundel

“Went to bed so bally sober I couldn’t sleep,” replied the misguided youth.
Viviette William J. Locke

By my own exertions I’ve never done one bally thing either useful or spectacular.
The Danger Mark Robert W. Chambers

But all this is away from the point, which is, why grizzle and grouse at the bally Awful.
Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine

Couldn’t if I wanted to, by Jove; the bally cartridges are all gone, what?
Pirates’ Hope Francis Lynde

You know, I came out to this bally country on false pretences, as it were.
The Spoilers of the Valley Robert Watson

adjective, adverb
(Brit, slang) a euphemism for bloody (sense 6)
(Northern English, dialect) a thumb

1885, British English, slang euphemism for bloody.

noun phrase

A prostitute, of either sex


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