From Middle English godeman, equivalent to good + man.
Goodman Sentence Examples
On the 19th of October 1741 he made his appearance at Goodman's Fields as Richard III.
" There was a dozen dukes of a night at Goodman's Fields," writes Horace Walpole.
His fortune was now made, and while the managers of Covent Garden and Drury Lane resorted to the law to make Giffard, the manager of Goodman's Fields, close his little theatre, Garrick was engaged by Fleetwood for Drury Lane for the season of 1742.