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  • n. Plural form of goodman.


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  • It's ok Melanie, fools will be remembered as fools, goodmen will be known by their name.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • A place that has a happy hour with food is goodmen LOVE food, and they hate to eat alone.

    Become Your Own Matchmaker

  • "Is there something in the teachings of Thomas Aquinas that I can explain to you, goodmen?"


  • There was a small congregation in the parish part of the church even at Compline that night, a dozen or so goodmen of the district, come to offer devout thanks for deliverance from terror.

    The Virgin In The Ice

  • If he had not given the goodmen of the town much help in making good the dilapidations due to the siege, neither had he permitted them to be misused or heavily taxed to restore the damage to the castle.

    St. Peter's Fair

  • Whereto I add that they may not be called _masters_ and _gentlemen_, but _goodmen_, as Goodman Smith, Goodman Coot, Goodman Cornell,

    Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)

  • Moreover the goodmen and swains of the said township were no ill folk, but bold of heart, free of speech, and goodly of favour; and the women of them fair, kind, and trusty.

    Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

  • Sad-colored mantles the goodmen wore, but their doublets were scarlet, and with their green waistcoats and red caps, surely the Puritan men were sufficiently gayly dressed to suit any fancy save that of a cavalier.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England

  • The goodmen with their heavy top-boots or jack-boots, their milled or frieze stockings, their warm periwigs surmounted by fur caps or beaver hats or hoods; and with their many-caped great-coats or full round cloaks were dressed with a sufficient degree of comfort, though they did not possess the warm woollen and silken underclothing which now make a man's winter attire so comfortable.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England

  • Pleasant it is to think of the church appearance of the Puritan goodmen and goodwives.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England


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