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Good Friday

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The anniversary of the Crucifixion. “Good” means holy. Probably good = God, as in the phrase “Good-bye” (q.v.).

Born on Good Friday. According to ancient superstition, those born on Christmas Day or Good Friday have the power of seeing and commanding spirits.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Gonin
Gonnella’s Horse
Gonsalez [Gon-zalley]
Gonville College (Cambridge)
Good
Good-bye
Good-Cheap
Good Duke Humphrey
Good Folk (Scotch guid folk)
Good Form, Bad Form
Good Friday
Good Graces (To get into one’s)
Good Hater (A)
Good Lady (The)
Good Neighbours
Good Regent
Good Samaritan
Good Time
Good Turn (To do a)
Good and All (For)
Good as Gold

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