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Word of the Day 08/28/20 Scattergood

Scattergood (noun)
scattergood [ skat-er-good ]


noun
1. a spendthrift.

Origin: First recorded in 1570–80; scatter + good

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SCATTERGOOD
Scattergood loosened a sheet of paper which had been lightly glued to the page.
SCATTERGOOD BAINES|CLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND

"Gimme it," said the boy, and Scattergood gravely received back his coin.
SCATTERGOOD BAINES|CLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND

"I calculate you'd best both of you talk," said Scattergood.
SCATTERGOOD BAINES|CLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND

"I carry the most reliable line of catridges in the state," said Scattergood.
SCATTERGOOD BAINES|CLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND

Guess a lot of us boys feel like doin' favors for you, Scattergood.
SCATTERGOOD BAINES|CLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND

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