good man


good man
(hombre bueno [ómbre] < Latin hominem and [pwéno] < Latin bonum)
   Glossed by Hendrickson as an old term in the Southwest for "an arbitrator in a dispute." He indicates that it is a calque from Spanish. The DRAE references hombre bueno as a legal term for a mediator in proceedings for conciliation. See hombre bueno.

Cowboy Talk. A Dictionary of Spanish Terms. . 2013.

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