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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GODCHILD

I am glad that you are pleased at having Cora for your godchild.

There was in his manner none of his usual tenderness to his godchild.

Dr. Melton took his godchild by the shoulders and shook her.

If you are chosen godfather, you are expected to send a silver mug to your godchild.

"I am the godchild of the Duc de Dantzic," she said to Ida, with emphasis.

"I want you to make me into a princess," said his godchild, promptly.

His godchild was hostage to him for its father, and the father did in some trifling way offend him.

There were two babies now; and she and Anton had a godchild apiece.

They have no children, but he has a godchild to whom he is devoted.

But she must marry well, she must marry well—she is the godchild of the Duc de Mauban.

WORD ORIGIN

"child one sponsors at baptism," c.1200, from God + child.

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