god·​ling | \ ˈgäd-liŋ How to pronounce godling (audio) \

Definition of godling

: an inferior or local god

Examples of godling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Showtime's Twin Peaks revival had its own Universe Simulator, conceiving an origin-story metaverse where godlings contemplate Earth on a movie screen. Darren Franich, EW.com, "The Midnight Gospel is a heartfelt cosmic masterpiece: Review," 7 May 2020

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First Known Use of godling

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of godling was circa 1500

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“Godling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/godling. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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