Good-by
Good-by Good`-by", Good-bye Good`-bye", n. or interj. [A contraction of God be with ye (God be w[i^] ye, God bw' ye, God bwye).] Farewell; a form of address used at parting. See the last Note under {By}, prep. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • good-by — /good buy /, interj., n., pl. good bys. good bye. Also, goodby. * * * …   Universalium

  • good-by — noun see good bye …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Deep Blue Good-by — infobox Book | name = The Deep Blue Good by title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = John D. MacDonald cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Travis McGee genre = Mystery novel publisher …   Wikipedia

  • Good-bye — Good by Good by , Good bye Good bye , n. or interj. [A contraction of God be with ye (God be w[i^] ye, God bw ye, God bwye).] Farewell; a form of address used at parting. See the last Note under {By}, prep. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By — (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] 1. In …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By all means — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By and by — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By one's self — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By the bye — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By the head — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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