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Godolphin

[goh-dol-fin, guh-]
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noun
  1. Sidney, 1st Earl of,1645–1712, English statesman and financier.
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Examples from the Web for godolphin

Historical Examples

  • Master Godolphin sat down, crossed his legs and placed his hat on his knee.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • I have not been the same man these months, I think, since that happening in Godolphin Park.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • That the slayer was wounded indeed we know, since there was blood upon Godolphin's sword.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • The fact that Godolphin was slain, it must be confessed, was not in itself the source of his oppression.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • He met none until he fetched up in the courtyard at Godolphin Court.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini


British Dictionary definitions for godolphin

Godolphin

noun
  1. Sidney. 1st Earl of Godolphin. 1645–1712, English statesman; as Lord Treasurer, he managed the financing of Marlborough's campaigns in the War of the Spanish Succession
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