from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person for whom another serves as sponsor at baptism.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A child whose baptism is sponsored by a godparent. In some cases the relationship is maintained indefinitely, with the godchild being treated much like a niece or nephew.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One for whom a person becomes sponsor at baptism, and whom he promises to see educated as a Christian; a godson or goddaughter. See godfather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the liturgical churches, one for whom a person becomes sponsor (godfather or godmother) at baptism; a godson or goddaughter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
I didnt call you no names excep dere godchild and kid and you are both, and a godchild is a godchild and sometimes a kid is a goat and sometimes a goat is a kid and if you dont stop your kiddin you'll get my goat see?
Well, Ursula as a character is a composite of two little faces in photos in my family stash: my daughter Maria, who looks as if she is 100 percent her daddy's, Finnish blue-eyed and blond, and my godchild Tian-Tian, the same age, who is 100 percent Chinese.
Item the third: here's a cute photo of the existing beloved godchild, with me and The Jeff (not in that order).
A German quirk is that if women have seven or more children, the seventh automatically becomes the godchild of the serving president and receives a €500 gift.
* Today it will involve the rare and coveted godchild hat trick, which, I feel compelled to explain, does not mean shooting each of my three godchildren across ice into a net.
It gets worse: in a later mailing of her own, Betsy Butler points out that the first name on that list is the grandfather of her godchild.
Eazyspeak French teaches 800 vocabulary words; quickly extends conversational skills un filleul fee-yul noun, masculine 1. godson, godchild
My sister Lisa and me with my first godchild, Bartolina, at her christening.
They have two beautiful children, Robert and Bartolina, who was my first godchild and was named after—who else?
Here is an email from Constance in Lansing, Michigan: Lucky me, my godchild and her husband and children live in D.C. My sister and I are coming from Indiana and Michigan and getting to share the trundle bed of her daughter.