Origin of godsend
Examples from the Web for godsend
When Hamas emerged as an increasingly powerful threat at the turn of the century, “Mosab was a godsend,” remembers Bar-Zohar.
Today, Google Books and other searchable text databases have been a godsend.The Oxford English Dictionary: The Original Crowdsourcer|Josh Dzieza|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These sticks are a great help, and the wooden crash-helmets—a comparatively recent invention—are a godsend.
Plus, the Russian government decided to film the trial with as many as five cameras, which proved a godsend for the filmmakers.Sundance’s Best Documentary: ‘Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer’|Marlow Stern|January 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For those struggling Olympians, a substantial paycheck would be a godsend.Gabby Douglas, Ryan Lochte: Why Families of America’s Olympics Athletes Are Broke|Kevin Fallon|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To such a man as this Count, Mrs. Bailey's fortune would be a godsend.The Chink in the Armour|Marie Belloc Lowndes
"Yes, you'll be a Godsend to us if you're a good shot, Wargrave," added the Commandant.The Jungle Girl|Gordon Casserly
Death with honour was an advantage to him; death with disaster a boon; death with scandal was a godsend.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The presence of the Americans was a godsend to him, while he in turn was like a fresh breeze from the outer world to them.When Dreams Come True|Ritter Brown
In the mad rush made by the always unpaid Turkish troops to secure this godsend, there were many casualties.