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noun as in female sponsor

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Last week, your fairy godmother appeared and gave you a chance to play a game.

Rusty Warren, a 1960s comedian, called a godmother of the sexual revolution, died on May 25 at 91 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at a caregiver’s home in Lagura Hills, Calif.

His mother died when he was 8 years old, and his godmother, who helped raise him, also has died.

The Queen became godmother to Duleep Singh’s children, including Sophia Duleep Singh, who would later become a suffragette.

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I have been honored and privileged to be designated as godmother of four people — all children of various close friends.

Virtual Kim swans in every so often to dish out advice like a buxom fairy godmother.

The boy had been back at the playground with his godmother early Sunday evening when he decided he wanted an ice.

The monster was still beyond imagining when Prince, known as P.J., told his godmother that he wanted an Italian ice.

Singled out for opprobrium was the planned exhibit on Margaret Sanger, birth-control crusader and godmother of Planned Parenthood.

A former legislative director of Ohio Right to Life, Porter is in many ways the godmother of the heartbeat movement.

Belle was to be godmother and had to be got down; which was impossible, as the jester Euclid says.

Her godmother had twice written to her, and Babette was now hoping to see her and her daughters in Interlaken.

Half-way up stood the74 boarding-house where the godmother was living.

Two thousand pounds a year left you by your godmother; the very same you told us you know.

I was up at the castle a great deal, because the Baroness Maximiliana of Wallersttten was my godmother.


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