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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goody  \Good"y\,  a. 
  Weakly  or  sentimentally  good;  affectedly  good;  --  often  in 
  the  reduplicated  form  goody-goody.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spot  \Spot\,  n.  [Cf.  Scot.  &  D.  spat,  Dan.  spette,  Sw  spott 
  spittle,  slaver;  from  the  root  of  E.  spit.  See  {Spit}  to 
  eject  from  the  mouth,  and  cf  {Spatter}.] 
  1.  A  mark  on  a  substance  or  body  made  by  foreign  matter;  a 
  blot;  a  place  discolored. 
 
  Out  damned  spot!  Out  I  say!  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  stain  on  character  or  reputation;  something  that  soils 
  purity;  disgrace;  reproach;  fault;  blemish. 
 
  Yet  Chloe,  sure  was  formed  without  a  spot.  --Pope. 
 
  3.  A  small  part  of  a  different  color  from  the  main  part  or 
  from  the  ground  upon  which  it  is  as  the  spots  of  a 
  leopard;  the  spots  on  a  playing  card. 
 
  4.  A  small  extent  of  space;  a  place  any  particular  place 
  ``Fixed  to  one  spot.''  --Otway. 
 
  That  spot  to  which  I  point  is  Paradise.  --Milton. 
 
  ``A  jolly  place,''  said  he  ``in  times  of  old!  But 
  something  ails  it  now:  the  spot  is  cursed.'' 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  5.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  variety  of  the  common  domestic  pigeon,  so 
  called  from  a  spot  on  its  head  just  above  its  beak. 
 
  6.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  sci[ae]noid  food  fish  ({Liostomus  xanthurus})  of  the 
  Atlantic  coast  of  the  United  States.  It  has  a  black 
  spot  behind  the  shoulders  and  fifteen  oblique  dark 
  bars  on  the  sides.  Called  also  {goody},  {Lafayette}, 
  {masooka},  and  {old  wife}. 
  b  The  southern  redfish,  or  red  horse,  which  has  a  spot 
  on  each  side  at  the  base  of  the  tail.  See  {Redfish}. 
 
  7.  pl  Commodities,  as  merchandise  and  cotton,  sold  for 
  immediate  delivery.  [Broker's  Cant] 
 
  {Crescent  spot}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  butterfly  of  the  family 
  {Melit[ae]id[ae]}  having  crescent-shaped  white  spots  along 
  the  margins  of  the  red  or  brown  wings. 
 
  {Spot  lens}  (Microscopy),  a  condensing  lens  in  which  the 
  light  is  confined  to  an  annular  pencil  by  means  of  a 
  small  round  diaphragm  (the  spot),  and  used  in  dark-field 
  ilumination;  --  called  also  {spotted  lens}. 
 
  {Spot  rump}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  Hudsonian  godwit  ({Limosa 
  h[ae]mastica}). 
 
  {Spots  on  the  sun}.  (Astron.)  See  {Sun  spot},  ander  {Sun}. 
 
  {On},  or  {Upon},  {the  spot},  immediately;  before  moving 
  without  changing  place 
 
  It  was  determined  upon  the  spot.  --Swift. 
 
  Syn:  Stain;  flaw;  speck;  blot;  disgrace;  reproach;  fault; 
  blemish;  place  site;  locality. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goody  \Good"y\,  n.;  pl  {Goodies}.  [Prob.  contr.  from  goodwife.] 
  Goodwife;  --  a  low  term  of  civility  or  sport. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goody  \Good"y\,  n.;  pl  {Goodies}. 
  1.  A  bonbon,  cake,  or  the  like  --  usually  in  the  pl 
  [Colloq.] 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  An  American  fish;  the  lafayette  or  spot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  goody 
  n  :  something  considered  choice  to  eat  [syn:  {dainty},  {delicacy}, 
  {kickshaw},  {treat}] 




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