Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mode of asking alms formerly in use in England, and in one form still continued. See the first extract.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • So that's why liberals, unless they can devise a means by which their do-gooding is paid for exclusively by people willing to do so, should always cave – doing otherwise is tyranny.

    'Why should the liberals always cave?' Dem asks

  • Much of this goes for the underclass of whites too and it amuses me that behind much of the do-gooding is a latent racism so ingrained that it takes a Boris Johnson to detect it.

    Archive 2007-08-05

  • Much of this goes for the underclass of whites too and it amuses me that behind much of the do-gooding is a latent racism so ingrained that it takes a Boris Johnson to detect it.

    Spit It Out !!

  • St. Thomas's Day, 21st December, is still at Otterbourne held as the day for "gooding," when each poor house-mother can demand sixpence from the well-to-do towards her Christmas dinner.

    John Keble's Parishes

  • Eventually, he himself may find his organization and their remarkable efforts the subject of boycott by narrow-minded individuals - emboldened by this climate tolerant of boycott - who either do not believe Israelis and Palestinians can collaborate, or believe (because of their vehemently anti-Israeli stance) Barenboim's do-gooding must be strangled in its infancy

    Qanta Ahmed, MD: Collateral Damage: The Hidden Costs of the Ariel Boycott

  • Eventually, he himself may find his organization and their remarkable efforts the subject of boycott by narrow-minded individuals - emboldened by this climate tolerant of boycott - who either do not believe Israelis and Palestinians can collaborate, or believe (because of their vehemently anti-Israeli stance) Barenboim's do-gooding must be strangled in its infancy

    Qanta Ahmed, MD: Collateral Damage: The Hidden Costs of the Ariel Boycott

  • Eventually, he himself may find his organization and their remarkable efforts the subject of boycott by narrow-minded individuals - emboldened by this climate tolerant of boycott - who either do not believe Israelis and Palestinians can collaborate, or believe (because of their vehemently anti-Israeli stance) Barenboim's do-gooding must be strangled in its infancy

    Qanta Ahmed, MD: Collateral Damage: The Hidden Costs of the Ariel Boycott

  • Eventually, he himself may find his organization and their remarkable efforts the subject of boycott by narrow-minded individuals - emboldened by this climate tolerant of boycott - who either do not believe Israelis and Palestinians can collaborate, or believe (because of their vehemently anti-Israeli stance) Barenboim's do-gooding must be strangled in its infancy

    Qanta Ahmed, MD: Collateral Damage: The Hidden Costs of the Ariel Boycott

  • Eventually, he himself may find his organization and their remarkable efforts the subject of boycott by narrow-minded individuals - emboldened by this climate tolerant of boycott - who either do not believe Israelis and Palestinians can collaborate, or believe (because of their vehemently anti-Israeli stance) Barenboim's do-gooding must be strangled in its infancy

    Qanta Ahmed, MD: Collateral Damage: The Hidden Costs of the Ariel Boycott

  • Eventually, he himself may find his organization and their remarkable efforts the subject of boycott by narrow-minded individuals - emboldened by this climate tolerant of boycott - who either do not believe Israelis and Palestinians can collaborate, or believe (because of their vehemently anti-Israeli stance) Barenboim's do-gooding must be strangled in its infancy

    Qanta Ahmed, MD: Collateral Damage: The Hidden Costs of the Ariel Boycott

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