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  • noun Plural form of godfather.

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Examples

  • With classics like “Iron Man,” “War Pigs,” and “Paranoid,” the band became known as the godfathers of heavy metal and their singer Ozzy became an iconic figure in rock.

    10 Rock Bands That Replaced Their Lead Singer

  • The godfathers were the Queen's uncle, the King of Hanover, and Prince Albert's brother, by their father's retirement, already Duke of

    Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen — Volume 1

  • And Edo seems to be the only state where such open disrespect thrives, and where elder statesmen are derogatorily referred to as the godfathers who must be hounded out of the political scene.

    Vanguard

  • And Edo seems to be the only state where such open disrespect thrives, and where elder statesmen are derogatorily referred to as the godfathers who must be hounded out of the political scene.

    Vanguard

  • When you think of 'country rock' band's like Firefall, Pure Praire League, Poco, Flying Burritto Bros probably come to mind first, but one band that could well be called the godfathers of the genre actually came from England.

    Day in Rock Report

  • In some instances the godfathers are the state governors and in others the governors respond to them.

    The Thicket at State Legislatures

  • But I have to bring my baby into the world with no waiting husband and court at the door, and almost none to help me, and his godfathers are the Abbot of Westminster and the prior, and his godmother is Lady Scrope: the only people who are with me, neither great lords of the land nor foreign kings, the usual godfathers for a royal baby, but good and kind people who have been trapped at Westminster with us.

    The White Queen

  • But I have to bring my baby into the world with no waiting husband and court at the door, and almost none to help me, and his godfathers are the Abbot of Westminster and the prior, and his godmother is Lady Scrope: the only people who are with me, neither great lords of the land nor foreign kings, the usual godfathers for a royal baby, but good and kind people who have been trapped at Westminster with us.

    The White Queen

  • But I have to bring my baby into the world with no waiting husband and court at the door, and almost none to help me, and his godfathers are the Abbot of Westminster and the prior, and his godmother is Lady Scrope: the only people who are with me, neither great lords of the land nor foreign kings, the usual godfathers for a royal baby, but good and kind people who have been trapped at Westminster with us.

    The White Queen

  • Matt explained that he and Trey are mostly hands-off with regard to the creative and editorial process on the MTV series, they're more like "godfathers" on the television project.

    Boing Boing

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