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  • noun informal, dated A godfather.


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god +‎ papa


  • And George goes through his part of godpapa perfectly, and lives alone.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Rosey received him as a godpapa; Mrs. Mackenzie as a wicked, odious, good-for-nothing, dangerous, delightful creature.

    The Newcomes

  • Papa is called Captain Fanshawe; he is an officer on half-pay, but well-descended, and some of our connections are great enough; but my uncle and godpapa De


  • Bassompierre — my godpapa, who pays all my school-bills — had thrown away all his money.


  • His dear godpapa Sedley was more than once mentioned in them.

    XXIV. In Which Mr. Osborne Takes down the Family Bible

  • 'Well, I'm glad _you_ like it, godpapa, because now I shall bring him to see you again.

    The Giant's Robe

  • I shall take advantage of this business to separate from godpapa and godmamma.

    Woman on Her Own, False Gods and The Red Robe Three Plays By Brieux

  • The elder girl returned the bow which Mark risked, though without giving any sign of remembrance; but Dolly remarked audibly, 'Why, that's the old man next door that gave your goose something to make it giddy, isn't it, godpapa?'

    The Giant's Robe

  • On Monday my dear godpapa [Mr. O'Sullivan] went to London.

    Memories of Hawthorne

  • I am going to stay with you, godpapa, until you are better.



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