Examples from the Web for godfrey
Sir Godfrey, too much commanding of slaves to your wishes has rendered you absurd of speech.Crown and Sceptre|George Manville Fenn
Buckhurst had been at the opera in the same box with Miss Hauton and with my brother Godfrey one night.Tales And Novels, Volume 7 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Luka exclaimed, and discharged his arrow at the same moment that Godfrey had pulled his trigger.
When the meal was over Godfrey filled the kettle again and gave it to Alexis, and then, taking his gun, started down the valley.
"Well, they have gammoned a good many other people too," Godfrey said.
Word Origin and History for godfrey
masc. proper name, from Old French Godefrei (Modern French Godefroi), from Old High German Godafrid (German Gottfried), literally "the peace of God," from Old High German got "God" (see god) + fridu "peace" (see free). In early 20c., the name sometimes was used as a slang euphemism for "God."