save (v.)
preserve from damnation, bring salvation to [in emphatic expressions]
2H4 II.i.153[Hostess to Falstaff] I am loath to pawn my plate, so God save me, la!
H5 III.ii.89I would have blowed up the town, so Chrish save me, la, in an hour
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