Goodyship vs Goodship - What's the difference?

goodyship | goodship |


As nouns the difference between goodyship and goodship

is that goodyship is (dated|humorous) the state or quality of a goody or goodwife while goodship is (obsolete) favour; grace; kindness.

goodyship

English

Noun

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  • (dated, humorous) The state or quality of a goody or goodwife.
  • * Butler, Samuel. Hudibras : In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars . Edinburgh: Printed for R. Clark, P. Anderson, & A. Brown, 1784. Part I, Canto 3, lines 517–518. [http://books.google.ca/books?id=2yxXAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA74&lpg=PA74&dq=hudibras+goodyship&source=bl&ots=XLZNd1nh60&sig=lbQogZQyzBtwDNRnSQJZXvOo_f4&hl=en&sa=X&ei=lO_fUcq8AaHFywGo3oDoBA&ved=0CCkQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=goodyship&f=false]
  • The more shame for her goodyship, / To give so near a friend the slip.
    (Webster 1913)

    goodship

    English

    Noun

  • (obsolete) Favour; grace; kindness.
  • And for the goodship of this dede They graunten him a lusty mede, [...] — Gower.
    (Webster 1913)