from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A father-in-law.
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Lye said they were _quasi_ good-father and good-mother; Somner, that they were the Anglo-Saxon
_Moyses_, he was fled out of _Ægypt_, being fourtie yeares of age, for the slaughter of an _Ægyptian_, and in his good-father _Iethroes_ lande, first called at the firie bushe, hauing remained there other fourtie yeares in exile: so that suppose he had beene the wickeddest man in the worlde before, he then became a changed and regenerat man, and very litle of olde