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English Dictionary: Goody by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. something considered choice to eat [syn: dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Goody \Good"y\, a.
      Weakly or sentimentally good; affectedly good; -- often in
      the reduplicated form goody-goody. [Colloq.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Spot \Spot\, n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott
      spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to
      eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.]
      1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a
            blot; a place discolored.
                     Out, damned spot! Out, I say!            --Shak.
      2. A stain on character or reputation; something that soils
            purity; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish.
                     Yet Chloe, sure, was formed without a spot. --Pope.
      3. A small part of a different color from the main part, or
            from the ground upon which it is; as, the spots of a
            leopard; the spots on a playing card.
      4. A small extent of space; a place; any particular place.
            [bd]Fixed to one spot.[b8] --Otway.
                     That spot to which I point is Paradise. --Milton.
                     [bd]A jolly place,[b8] said he, [bd]in times of old!
                     But something ails it now: the spot is cursed.[b8]
      5. (Zo[94]l.) A variety of the common domestic pigeon, so
            called from a spot on its head just above its beak.
      6. (Zo[94]l.)
            (a) A sci[91]noid food fish ({Liostomus xanthurus}) of the
                  Atlantic coast of the United States. It has a black
                  spot behind the shoulders and fifteen oblique dark
                  bars on the sides. Called also {goody}, {Lafayette},
                  {masooka}, and {old wife}.
            (b) The southern redfish, or red horse, which has a spot
                  on each side at the base of the tail. See {Redfish}.
      7. pl. Commodities, as merchandise and cotton, sold for
            immediate delivery. [Broker's Cant]
      {Crescent spot} (Zo[94]l.), any butterfly of the family
            {Melit[91]id[91]} having crescent-shaped white spots along
            the margins of the red or brown wings.
      {Spot lens} (Microscopy), a condensing lens in which the
            light is confined to an annular pencil by means of a
            small, round diaphragm (the spot), and used in dark-field
            ilumination; -- called also {spotted lens}.
      {Spot rump} (Zo[94]l.), the Hudsonian godwit ({Limosa
      {Spots on the sun}. (Astron.) See {Sun spot}, ander {Sun}.
      {On}, [or] {Upon}, {the spot}, immediately; before moving;
            without changing place.
                     It was determined upon the spot.         --Swift.
      Syn: Stain; flaw; speck; blot; disgrace; reproach; fault;
               blemish; place; site; locality.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Goody \Good"y\, n.; pl. {Goodies}.
      1. A bonbon, cake, or the like; -- usually in the pl.
      2. (Zo[94]l.) An American fish; the lafayette or spot.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Goody \Good"y\, n.; pl. {Goodies}. [Prob. contr. from goodwife.]
      Goodwife; -- a low term of civility or sport.
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