Definition of well-gotten in English:

well-gotten

adjective

  • Especially of wealth, treasure, or the like: obtained by fair means; honourably gained.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in 2nd Baron Berners (c1467–1533), soldier, diplomat, and translator. From well + gotten.

Pronunciation

well-gotten

/ˌwɛlˈɡɒtn/