good-year / goodyear, what the Old form(s): good yeere , good-ier, yere
[expression of impatience] what the deuce
2H4 II.iv.172[Hostess to Pistol, of Hiren] What the goodyear, do you think I would deny her?
2H4 II.iv.57[Hostess to Doll and Falstaff] What the good-year! One must bear
MA I.iii.1[Conrade to Don John] What the good-year, my lord!
MW I.iv.119[Mistress Quickly to Caius] We must give folks leave to prate. What the goodyear!
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