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[goo d-nahyt] /ˌgʊdˈnaɪt/
a farewell or leave-taking:
He said his good-nights before leaving the party. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "goodnight, officer," I heard him say to the policeman, and he asked him for a match.

    The Grand Babylon Hotel Arnold Bennett
  • As usual he said goodnight to no one of them, but stole gently out.

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • He refused to be cheered, and saying that he was in need of rest, bade me goodnight dispiritedly and went to bed.

    Recollections David Christie Murray
  • Then Dawes yawned widely, stood up, and said goodnight at quarter-of-ten.

    Dream Town Henry Slesar
  • "goodnight then," they all said as they slunk into the shadow.

    The Bastonnais John Lesperance

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