noun, often capitalized god·dess–ship \-də(sh)ˌship, -dəsˌsh-\

Definition of goddess–ship


  1. :  goddesshood —used with preceding possessive pronoun in all thy perfect goddess-ship — Lord Byron her Goddess-ship approves the air — Thomas Moore

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Origin and Etymology of goddess–ship

goddess + -ship

First Known Use: 1675

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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