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 Goody.Goody Blake. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Goody
 
is good-wife, Chaucer’s goodlefe; as, Goody Dobson. Good-woman means the mistress of the house, contracted sometimes into gommer, as goodman is into gomman. (See GOODMAN.)   1
 


 Goody.Goody Blake. 

 
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