gooding

noun
good·​ing | \ ˈgu̇dᵊn, -diŋ \
plural -s

Definition of gooding

: an asking of alms and wishing good to the donors in rural areas of England

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First Known Use of gooding

1646, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gooding

good entry 2 + -ing

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“Gooding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gooding. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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