scattergood

[skat-er-goo d]

Origin of scattergood

First recorded in 1570–80; scatter + good
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Examples from the Web for scattergood

Historical Examples of scattergood

  • I am rather tired, and Miss Scattergood gave me some bacon and an egg from the nest.

    Ladies-In-Waiting

    Kate Douglas Wiggin

  • Her mind should have been relieved; but Mrs. Scattergood was not satisfied.

    The Mission of Janice Day

    Helen Beecher Long

  • But finally she became angry with the ill-natured Mrs. Scattergood.

    The Mission of Janice Day

    Helen Beecher Long

  • "That is just why I am saying it to you, Mrs. Scattergood," Janice responded firmly.

    The Mission of Janice Day

    Helen Beecher Long

  • Mrs. Scattergood was leaning forward to scrutinize the baby in the cradle.

    The Mission of Janice Day

    Helen Beecher Long