godchild

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noun god·child \ˈgäd-ˌchīld also ˈgȯd-\

Definition of godchild

  1. :  a person for whom another person becomes sponsor at baptism

Examples of godchild in a sentence

  1. My niece is also my godchild.

13th Century

First Known Use of godchild

13th century


GODCHILD Defined for English Language Learners

godchild

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noun god·child \ˈgäd-ˌchīld also ˈgȯd-\

Definition of godchild for English Language Learners

  • : a child that you promise to help teach and guide in religious matters when you become the child's godparent in a Christian baptism ceremony


GODCHILD Defined for Kids

godchild

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noun god·child \ˈgäd-ˌchīld\

Definition of godchild for Students

plural

godchildren

\-ˌchil-drən\
  1. :  a person for whom another person acts as a sponsor at baptism



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