Definitions

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  • proper n. A medieval male given name, rare today.
  • proper n. A surname derived from the given name.

Etymologies

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From Old English gōd ("good") + wine ("friend").

Examples

  • A Historical Perspective | 10: 29 a.m. Doris Kearns Goodwin is talking on MSNBC about the historic nature of the gathering taking place behind her at the Capitol.

    Live Blog: The Inauguration of Barack Obama - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Goodwin is proof of that, as he is just another robot bureaucrat riding the system.

    Student Fights Suspension Over Knife

  • We then watched Cardinal Hoyos 'own introduction, and extracts from the DVD, including part of the commentary on the Mass by Fr Calvin Goodwin FSSP, and a demonstration of the different angles from which the action of the Mass can be viewed.

    FSSP tutorial DVD launched in England

  • Former homicide detective Goodwin is an acute observer, and he knows that something is wrong with the world.

    Friday the 7th

  • Larry Goodwin is the most radical author there, no question. smintheus says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Breaking: Michelle Obama Reads Books

  • Presenter: Doris Kearns Goodwin is a historian who looks into the lives of US presidents.

    Boing Boing

  • Among others, Jude Goodwin is there, who placed three times on The Guardian's shortlist, and AnnMarie Eldon, whose skills and gifts you know well, as you link to her blog.

    Congratulations are in order ...

  • Oct. 18, 1925 -- Marvin Goodwin, Cincinnati Reds pitcher, in Houston.

    Lidle's passions: Pitching, flying

  • Journalists were already on the plagiarizing trail of the popular historian Stephen Ambrose when they learned that several dozen unmarked quotations from Lynne McTaggart's biography of Kathleen Kennedy, JFK's sister, were present in Goodwin's The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, which had been published in 1987.

    No Ordinary Tome

  • "I was looking for the best individual to guide me through some critical steps in my upcoming pro career, and Aaron Goodwin is my choice," James said in a statement released by his publicist.

    USATODAY.com - James taps Aaron Goodwin as agent

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