Godwin

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biographical name God·win \ˈgäd-wən\
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Godwine

play \ˈgäd-(ˌ)wi-nə\

Definition of Godwin

  1. died 1053 earl of Wessex


Godwin

biographical name God·win

Definition of Godwin

  1. William 1756–1836 English philosopher and novelist

Godwinian

play \gäd-ˈwi-nē-ən\ adjective

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