go-to-meeting

[ goh-tuh-meet-n, -mee-ting ]
/ ˈgoʊ təˈmit n, -ˈmi tɪŋ /
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adjective

Origin of go-to-meeting

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90
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Word Origin and History for go-to-meeting

go-to-meeting


adj.

"suitable for use in a church or on Sundays," 1790, especially of clothes but the earliest recorded reference is to music.

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