Definition of Godchild

1. Noun. An infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism.

Generic synonyms: Babe, Baby, Infant
Specialized synonyms: Goddaughter, Godson



Definition of Godchild

1. n. One for whom a person becomes sponsor at baptism, and whom he promises to see educated as a Christian; a godson or goddaughter. See Godfather.

Definition of Godchild

1. Noun. A child whose baptism is sponsored by a godparent. In some cases the relationship is maintained indefinitely, with the '''godchild''' being treated much like a niece or nephew. ¹

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Definition of Godchild

1. one whom a person sponsors at baptism [n -CHILDREN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Godchild

god-child
god-fearing
god-forsaken
god-king
god-like
god-modding
god awful
god dammit
god game
god games
god mode
god modes
god of war
godawful
godawfully
godchild (current term)
godchildren
goddam
goddammed
goddamming
goddammit
goddamn
goddamndest
goddamned
goddamned well
goddamnedest
goddamning
goddamnit
goddamns
goddams

Literary usage of Godchild

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1. The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1838)
"MY DEAR godchild, I OFFER up the same fervent prayer for you now, ... My dear godchild!—You received from Christ's minister at the baptismal font, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"In Anglo-Saxon law, a flue paid to ihe church. godchild (god'child), n. ; pl. godchildren (-chil'- dren). [< ME. godchild (of. ..."

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