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[gou-dee] /ˈgaʊ di/
Frederic William, 1865–1947, U.S. designer of printing types. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Mr. Goudy built his own lateral more than a quarter of a century ago.

    The Discards Lucullus Virgil McWhorter
  • Mr. Goudy: The cabbage butterfly, does that come from the same maggot?

  • Mr. Goudy: Did you ever try capsicum, sprinkling that on the heads?

  • A few days ago a gentleman called at Mr. Goudy's house to see him, and was informed that he had gone out to look at his corn.

  • To his surprise, a reply came from among the weeds near by, in the familiar voice of Mr. Goudy.

  • Petty annoyances and discriminations suffered by Goudy are many and manifold.

    The Discards Lucullus Virgil McWhorter
  • There were bins of type, Cheltenham, Goudy, Century—more varieties than she had ever seen before.

    The Secret Pact Mildred A. Wirt
  • The gang went up along the Cedar river on the west side and crossed the river about where Goudy's home was.

    History of Linn County Iowa Luther A. Brewer
  • Old Mr. Goudy replied that he had but little money, only $40.00, and that they could find that in his vest pocket.

    History of Linn County Iowa Luther A. Brewer
  • Goudy rallied to defend his home, and so did the mail carrier who slept near the door.

    History of Linn County Iowa Luther A. Brewer
Word Origin and History for Goudy

typeface family, 1917, from name of U.S. typographer Frederic W. Goudy (1865-1947).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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