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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of godfather.

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Examples

  • The No Child Left Behind legislation godfathered by Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush is explicitly concerned with narrowing racial achievement gaps.

    Slate on Sailer

  • The No Child Left Behind legislation godfathered by Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush is explicitly concerned with narrowing racial achievement gaps.

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » Slate on Sailer

  • The No Child Left Behind legislation godfathered by Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush is explicitly concerned with narrowing racial achievement gaps.

    George Will Almost Gets It

  • This was the template for what came to be called funk -- which godfathered disco, then hip-hop.

    James Brown, 1933-2006

  • In his third he won the most decisive victory in U.S. military history, persuaded the Arabs to sit down with the Israelis at Madrid, and godfathered the reunification of Germany.

    Four More Years?

  • In his third he won the most decisive victory in U.S. military history, persuaded the Arabs to sit down with the Israelis at Madrid, and godfathered the reunification of Germany.

    Four More Years?

  • We know there is one branch of fiction, godfathered by Kafka and Borges, which has abandoned the pretense that it really happened for fantasy and joke, miracle and fairy tale.

    Melting into Air

  • He prides himself on having godfathered the first state universal-health-care plan.

    Bush for President

  • He prides himself on having godfathered the first state universal-health-care plan.

    Bush for President

  • I almost wish I'd never godfathered you into this blessed little stoke-hole.

    A Modern Mercenary

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