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Competent and genuine; the REAL CHEESE
: They told me she was the goods, and I believed them
Convincing evidence against someone
: He turned himself in when he knew the cops had the goods on him
[second sense fr goods, ''stolen property'']
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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