What does the word confound mean?

Usage examples for confound

  1. As I went out I heard the voice of the Huguenot: 'They shall die as they have lived- by the edge of the sword; and the Lord shall confound His enemies. – The Chevalier d'Auriac by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  2. But confound the luck! – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  3. O confound your Latin! – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra