- a minor god, especially one whose influence or authority is entirely local.
Origin of godling
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Examples from the Web for godling
He looked toward the cot by the fire where the godling snorted.Actions and Reactions
In these water is placed for the refreshment of the godling, and they thus resemble the funeral vases of the Greeks.
Among the more primitive Gonds the chain has become a godling and is regularly worshipped.
The messenger boy who finally brought her expected note, looked to him like a Greek godling.Average Jones
Samuel Hopkins Adams
We say modest, because on the death of the godling Phton, his father Phoebus withheld his light from the earth a whole day.Religion In The Heavens