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good woman:

1. A term of address for a woman . ' My good woman ... '

Quote: Captain Francis Grose. Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811): ' A nondescript, represented on a famous sigh in St. Giles's, in the form of a common-woman , but without a head .'

2. A respectable or honest woman in distinction to a bad-girl or bad-woman .


(1) Buck Gonzales (Fred Kohler) and Cleo Borden (Mae West) in Goin' to Town (1935):
-- Buck: ' You ain't scared of me because they say I'm a bad man? '
-- Cleo: ' I'm a good woman for a bad man .'

(2) Charley Partana (Jack Nicholson) confides to his ex-fiancée Maerose Prizzi (Anjelica Huston) his doubts about marrying Irene Walker (Heller) (Kathleen Turner) in Prizzi's Honor (1985):
-- Charley : ' Do what? Do I ice her? Do I marry her? Which one of these? '
-- Maerose: ' Marry her, Charley . Just because she's a thief and a hitter doesn't mean she's not a good woman in all the other departments .'

See Also: aesthetically advantaged, anal virgin, bad, bad girl, beat one's time, beauhunk, betty, bona, boner nochy, buzz kill, cause of causes, cherry pie, chunk of meat, codger, coxsman, dip the wick, doesn't know his ass from a hole in the groud, doesn't know shit from shinola, dolce vita, eyeful, fly, GIB, good sort, good sport, good woman, good-time girl, hop on, hotty, jive and juke, just good friends, kosher, looker, a, lungs, mackadocious, man-proof, no Casanova, no Lothario, nudie-cutie, on the razzle, piece, plough, plow, pretty-boy, rickety-raw, roll-dog, speciman, stepper, stepping out, strike out, sweater girl, touch the bun for luck, undamaged goods, up for it, wet one's wick, wick

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