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Goodluck’s Close (Norfolk)


A corruption of Guthlac’s Close, so called from a chapel founded by Allen, son of Godfrey de Swaffham, in the reign of Henry II., and dedicated to St. Guthlac.

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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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Good Regent
Good Samaritan
Good Time
Good Turn (To do a)
Good and All (For)
Good as Gold
Good for Anything
Good Wine needs no Bush
Goodfellow (Robin)
Goodluck’s Close (Norfolk)
Goodman, or St. Gutman
Goodman of Ballengeich
Goodman’s Croft
Goodman’s Fields
Goodwin Sands
Goodwood Races
Goody Blake