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Word Example of - good

    Example Sentences for good

    Princes and kings are brought there every day, and they are of as good a stock as your physicians.

    You floss up to the tallest domino and give him a good time.

    Eli's been drunk some, bur his girls are really a good deal of help.

    Who finds not Providence all good and wise, Alike in what it gives, and what denies?

    So my rascals ever did with me, though in good truth I seldom listened to their recital.

    The good man may be weak, be indolent; Nor is his claim to plenty, but content.

    They form one of the principal ingredients of a good time (see Paris).

    Here Fannia, leering on her own good man, And there, a naked Leda with a swan.

    Good, my lad,” said Cuchulain; “these are the tokens of a herald.

    That the first Principle and foundation, in this as in everything else, is Good Sense, v.40.

Word Origin & History of - good

    Word Origin & History

    good O.E. god (with a long "o") "having the right or desirable quality," from P.Gmc. *gothaz (cf. O.N. goðr, Du. goed, Ger. gut, Goth. goþs), originally "fit, adequate, belonging together," from PIE base *ghedh- "to unite, be associated, suitable" (cf. O.C.S. godu "pleasing time," Rus. godnyi "fit, suitable," O.E. gædrian "to gather, to take up together"). Irregular comparatives (better, best) reflect a widespread pattern, cf. L. bonus, melior, optimus. First record of good day is from c.1200. Goods "property" first recorded late 13c., but singular in the same sense was in O.E. ...The good neighbours is Scot. euphemism for "the fairies" (1580s). Good-for-nothing is from 1711; good-looking is from 1780; good-natured first recorded 1570s. Good sport is from 1917; good to go is attested from 1989.