[ god-send ]
/ ˈgɒdˌsɛnd /


an unexpected thing or event that is particularly welcome and timely, as if sent by God.

Origin of godsend

1805–15; earlier God's send, variant (by influence of send1) of God's sond or sand, Middle English Godes sand (sand Old English: message, service)
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/ (ˈɡɒdˌsɛnd) /


a person or thing that comes unexpectedly but is particularly welcome

Word Origin for godsend

C19: changed from C17 God's send, alteration of goddes sand God's message, from Old English sand; see send 1
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