Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See good day, good evening, etc., under good.

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Examples

  • The proposed rebuke died on her tongue, and she appeared struck with the deep and foreboding, tone in which her niece had spoken her good-even.

    The Abbot

  • If he do this, I will every day give thee good-morrow and good-even, and every day thou shalt gain ten dinars of good gold; whilst this one-eyed, lame-legged ape shall daily give the Jew good-morrow, and Allah shall afflict him every day with an avanie 199 which he must needs pay, nor will he cease to be thus afflicted till he is reduced to beggary and hath naught.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Shall I let him wend his ways that he may scare me the fish with his hang-dog face and give me good-even and good-morrow every day, so Allah may not open to me the door of daily bread?

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But now it looks good-even better than a bigger house with an even bigger mortgage.

    She's Got Mail

  • He was good-even distracted, she could tell he was good.

    Drums of Autumn

  • Cadfael gave him good-even cheerfully, and began his own unsaddling.

    The Hermit of Eyton Forest

  • Will God blesse such, as bid him not so much as good-morrow and good-even?

    A Coal From The Altar, To Kindle The Holy Fire of Zeale In a Sermon Preached at a Generall Visitation at Ipswich

  • Lemuel Phillips for one is tired of it, and imitating Orrin Day, bade her a good-even to-night which I am sure he does not intend to follow with a blithe good-morrow.

    The Old Stone House and Other Stories

  • Captain Dalgetty did so accordingly, and having made his military congee with easy confidence, he thus accosted the Marquis: ` ` Give you good-morrow, my lord --- or rather I should say, good-even; Beso a usted los manos, as the

    A Legend of Montrose

  • If he do this, I will every day give thee good-morrow and good-even, and every day thou shalt gain ten dinars of good gold; whilst this one-eyed, lame-legged ape shall daily give the Jew good-morrow, and Allah shall afflict him every day with an avanie [FN#199] which he must needs pay, nor will he cease to be thus afflicted till he is reduced to beggary and hath naught.

    Arabian nights. English

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