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a goodly number/sum/amount etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha goodly number/sum/amount etca goodly number/sum/amount etcold-fashionedLOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNT a large amount 🔊 £1,500 is still a goodly sum. goodly
Examples from the Corpus
a goodly number/sum/amount etcSmall Dave had spent a goodly amount of time impressing upon him the importance of finding a camel.The Thatcher Years have been splendid ones for a goodly number of golf members throughout this Royal and Ancient land of ours.It seems fair to assume that she will attract the attention of a goodly number of our countrymen.
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