from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Godwin, William 1756-1836. British writer and political theorist who believed in the perfectibility of human nature and maintained that people could live harmoniously without laws and institutions. His most important work is Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793).

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname based on a medieval given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as godwit.


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