Definitions

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  • n. the state of being an father; fatherhood

Etymologies

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father +‎ -dom

Examples

  • As a matter of fact, ours is a singularly dull chronicle: except that the head of the family was an unsuccessful rebel in the "15," we never travelled beyond our Anglo-Saxon fatherdom -- deep drinking, gambling, hard riding -- and the _droit de

    Border Ghost Stories

  • In the midst of all the baby-talk, I came across a new blog called “John and Steve are Having a Baby! †The blog is a real-life humorous account of a gay couple living in New York and traversing the road to dual-fatherdom.

    TheSunNews.com: Local

  • While I don’t personally believe biological fathers are needed to essential raise a child, I do believe in fatherdom and that women can’t replace it.

    Children Don’t Always Need Their Biological Fathers

  • If he only knew: I’d put off telling him the truth about my reaction to his new fatherdom for three days now; I wondered how much longer I could delay it.

    Confession

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