godchild

[ god-chahyld ]
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noun,plural god·chil·dren.
  1. a child for whom a godparent serves as sponsor at baptism.

  2. a child for whom a godparent serves as sponsor.

Origin of godchild

1
Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at god, child

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British Dictionary definitions for godchild

godchild

/ (ˈɡɒdˌtʃaɪld) /


nounplural -children (-ˌtʃɪldrən)
  1. a person, usually an infant, who is sponsored by adults at baptism

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