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guid

/ɡyd; ɡɪd/
adjective
1.
a Scot word for good
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  • Ye hae been a guid friend to me, Sanders, in this sair affliction.

    Auld Licht Idylls J. M. Barrie
  • The well-known poem, beginning, "guid morning to your Majesty."

  • But, May, my bairn, the guid man's sleeping wi' downright fatigue.

  • It maks my hert sair to ken 'at no guid will your hert get o' his.

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • I was glad we were "oop" and away before the train started again, and as we trotted along the road, cries of "guid luck to ye!"

    Fanny Goes to War Pat Beauchamp
  • "The guid dochter is the best warrant for the guid wife:" so said her father, and he said truly.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • There's a pace for ye—he's a guid woorker, a gran' beast—hoo much shall we say for him?

    Puppets at Large F. Anstey
  • An' ye ken it's no riches 'at 'ill mak' a guid breed—'cep' it be o' maggots.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Na, but his had need be a guid conscience, for did ever onybody ken eneuch aboot it or him to say richt or wrang til 'im!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • Mony ane 'at spak like that, had nae doot a guid meanin' in't; but, hech man!

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald

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