goodman

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English godeman, equivalent to good +‎ man.

Noun[edit]

goodman (plural goodmen)

  1. (archaic or dialectal) A familiar appellation of civility.
  2. (archaic or dialectal) A husband; the master of a house or family.

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