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good time

noun, Prison Slang.
1.
time deducted from an inmate's sentence for good behavior while in prison.
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  • But in good time the Lybian pipe warns us that the feast is ready.

    Philothea Lydia Maria Child
  • You'll get into the game all right, and I'll see that you have a good time.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • The word went about that Schwitter's was no place for a good time.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They don't do anything, you know—they travel around and have a good time.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • If it were not for the necessity of bread and clothing, what a good time a fellow might have.

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good time

noun phrase

Time deducted from a prison term for good behavior: a period of solitary confinement and a loss of ''good time'' (1870+ Prison)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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good time

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