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- interj. Used to indicate that a departure, or loss is welcome.
We bade good riddance to Brother Boer years ago - why should we want him back? "
They walked to the very end of the spit, and facing the open sea, Goffer said, The Welkeners said good riddance to these four by tyin’ ’em up and castin’ ’em off in a prison ship with one sail.
Thurle have the Lower and Upper Ridges, which really, with our wet seasons, would be a good riddance for you.
He could just lie there and let it all end, let the indifferent wind freeze his limbs stiff, let the sneaky spiders and snakes and wolves come to bite him and bleed him to death, and then finally the uncaring trees would cover him over, never to be missed except by a few, his vanishing a good riddance to most.