Synonyms for godmother

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I had a godmother who made herself responsible in this way for me.

He was a M. Gerson, and was going to Belgium to take his grandson to his godmother's.

They called her Nana, the pet name for Anna, which was her godmother's name.

Her godmother, who saw her all in tears, asked her what was the matter.

I must say, Godmother, that you have strange taste in choosing friends.

And godfather and godmother as well, and the baby was Peter Quilliam, too.

Thou art in the right,” replied her godmother; “go and look.

Her godmother was so delighted that she leaned over and kissed her.

And you should not argue with me, for I am older than you will ever be, and your godmother, besides.

Three priests came to that christening, and Madame Levaille was godmother.

WORD ORIGIN

woman who sponsors one at baptism, late 13c., from god + mother (n.1). Cf. Old English godmodor.

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