from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A male godchild.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A male child whose baptism is sponsored by a godparent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A male for whom one has stood sponsor in baptism. See godfather.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A male godchild.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a male godchild


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  • My girlfriend spend few years in US and still loves this country (her godson is american), we french, could learn much about US but we have to admit that we feel frustrating sometime especially when we see this kind of posts.

    Ah, the French « BuzzMachine

  • My godson is going over soon, so the war's about to get personal for me.

    Savoir Vivre

  • I am a good friend and when my godson is born I am guaranteed to be the best godmother in the history of the world.

    I Mean You.

  • Since godson is only seven and a half, his draftsmanship and lettering have room to improve, so I've recreated the script to make sure the story's clear.

    Robin the Half-Bat Superhero

  • By way of contrast, Mrs NotaSheep's sub-teen godson is at a public school and apparently is being taught Maths in a class of 15.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • But if anyone ever called my godson a "sick little freak," or a "nut," or a "freak of nature," or beat him with a shoe for being himself, I could not, and would not, be held accountable for my reaction, or my inevitable response.

    Michael Rowe: KRXQ Sacramento Radio Hosts Encourage Violence Against Transgender Children

  • It was a joy to baptize my godson George Preston Alexander Sparkman tonight.

    Christos anesti!

  • I had a request to make an apple pie this week for Anne, the grandmother of my just-baptized godson Matthew.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • So wife calls godson, at work, and scares the bejeebers out of him.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • The White Hope, as Steve called his godson -- possibly with the idea of influencing him by suggestion -- grew.

    The Coming of Bill


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