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goodman

[goo d-muh n] /ˈgʊd mən/
noun, plural goodmen. Archaic.
1.
the master of a household; husband.
2.
(initial capital letter) a title of respect used for a man below the rank of gentleman, especially a farmer or yeoman.
Origin
1125-1175
1125-75; Middle English; see good, -man

Goodman

[goo d-muh n] /ˈgʊd mən/
noun
1.
Benjamin David ("Benny") 1909–86, U.S. jazz clarinetist and bandleader.
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  • Some suggest that without goodman there would not have been a swing era.
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British Dictionary definitions for goodman

goodman

/ˈɡʊdmən/
noun (archaic) (pl) -men
1.
a husband
2.
a man not of gentle birth: used as a title
3.
a master of a household

Goodman

/ˈɡʊdmən/
noun
1.
Benny, full name Benjamin David Goodman. 1909–86, US jazz clarinetist and bandleader, whose treatment of popular songs created the jazz idiom known as swing
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