[guh-dahy-vuh] /gəˈdaɪ və/
(“Lady Godiva”) died 1057, wife of Leofric. According to legend, she rode naked through the streets of Coventry, England, to win relief for the people from a burdensome tax.
Lady. ?1040–1080, wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. According to legend, she rode naked through Coventry in order to obtain remission for the townspeople from the heavy taxes imposed by her husband
d.1067, Lady of Coventry and wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. Legend first recorded 100 years after her death, by Roger of Wendover. “Peeping Tom” aspect added by 1659.
[god-hoo d] /ˈgɒd hʊd/ noun 1. divine character or condition; divinity. /ˈɡɒdˌhʊd/ noun 1. the state of being divine
- Go into orbit
verb phrase To reach very extreme and apparently uncontrolled heights: those whose stocks can absorb, say, $50 million or more without going into orbit (1960s+)
- Go into the dumper
verb phrase To fail utterly; be discarded: Gone to Carnival had gone straight into the dumper [1990s+; dumper is probably a shortening of Dumpster, trademark for a refuse bin]
[goh] /goʊ/ verb (used without object), went, gone, going. 1. to move or proceed, especially to or from something: They’re going by bus. 2. to leave a place; depart: People were coming and going all the time. 3. to keep or be in motion; function or perform as required: Can’t you go any faster in […]