guidwillie
adjective Etymology: Scots guidwill goodwill Date: 1788 Scottish cordial, cheering

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  • guidwillie — gœ̅ˈdwili, gu̅e̅ˈ , giˈ adjective Etymology: guidwill (variant of goodwill) + ie 1. Scotland : liberal, generous 2. Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

  • guidwillie — /gyuud wil ee, gweed /, n., adj. Scot. Obs. goodwilly. * * * …   Universalium

  • guidwillie — guid·willie …   English syllables

  • goodwilly — /good wil ee/, n., pl. goodwillies, adj. Scot. Obs. n. 1. a volunteer. adj. 2. liberal; generous. 3. cordial; friendly. Also, goodwillie, guidwillie. [1525 35; GOOD + WILL2 + Y1; cf. D goedwillig, G gutwillig] * * * …   Universalium

  • goodwillit — gu̇ˈdwilə̇t, gœ̅ˈ , gu̅e̅ˈ , giˈ adjective Etymology: from earlier gudewillit, from gudewill (variant of goodwill) + it (variant of ed) : guidwillie …   Useful english dictionary

  • willie-waught — ˈwiliˌwäḵt noun ( s) Etymology: by incorrect division from guidwillie waught in Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns died 1796 Scottish poet : a deep draft (as of ale) …   Useful english dictionary

  • goodwilly — /good wil ee/, n., pl. goodwillies, adj. Scot. Obs. n. 1. a volunteer. adj. 2. liberal; generous. 3. cordial; friendly. Also, goodwillie, guidwillie. [1525 35; GOOD + WILL2 + Y1; cf …   Useful english dictionary

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