good willy

goodwilly

[good-wil-ee] Scot. Obsolete.
noun, plural goodwillies.
1.
a volunteer.
adjective
2.
liberal; generous.
3.
cordial; friendly.
Also, goodwillie, guidwillie.


Origin:
1525–35; good + will2 + -y1; compare Dutch goedwillig, German gutwillig

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