A Doric expression meaning a good-hearted, or good-souled person, especially one who is young at heart.
Origin of goodwin
Derived from the Scots guidwe'en meaning, literally, "good child".
Goodwin Sentence Examples
In December 1898 communication was established by the Marconi method between the East Goodwin lightship and the South Foreland lighthouse; and this installation was maintained for upwards of a year, during which it was the means of saving both life and property.
With this apparatus some of Marconi's earliest successes, such as telegraphing across the English Channel, were achieved, and telegraphic communication at the rate of fifteen words or so a minute established between the East Goodwin lightship and the South Foreland lighthouse, also between the Isle of Wight and the Lizard in Cornwall.