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god·child

 (gŏd′chīld′)
n.
A person for whom another serves as sponsor at baptism.

godchild

(ˈɡɒdˌtʃaɪld)
n, pl -children (-ˌtʃɪldrən)
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a person, usually an infant, who is sponsored by adults at baptism

god•child

(ˈgɒdˌtʃaɪld)

n., pl. -chil•dren.
a child for whom a godparent serves as sponsor.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.godchild - an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
goddaughter - a female godchild
godson - a male godchild
Translations
kmotřeneckmotřenka
gudbarn
kummilapsi
kumče
keresztgyermek
guîsonur, guîdóttir
名付け子
대자녀
krstné dieťa
gudbarn
ลูกของพ่อแม่อุปถัมภ์
vaftiz çocuğuvaftiz oğlu/kızı
con đỡ đầu

godchild

[ˈgɒdtʃaɪld] N (godchildren (pl)) → ahijado/a m/f

godchild

[ˈgɒdtʃaɪld] nfilleul(e) m/f

godchild

[ˈgɒdˌtʃaɪld] n (-children (pl)) → figlioccio/a

God

(god) noun
1. (with capital) the creator and ruler of the world (in the Christian, Jewish etc religions).
2. (feminine ˈgoddess) a supernatural being who is worshipped. the gods of Greece and Rome.
ˈgodly adjective
religious. a godly man/life.
ˈgodliness noun
ˈgodchild, ˈgoddaughter, ˈgodson nouns
a child who has a godparent or godparents.
ˈgodfather, ˈgodmother, ˈgodparent nouns
a person who, at a child's baptism, promises to take an active interest in its welfare.
ˈgodsend noun
a very welcome piece of unexpected good luck. Your cheque was an absolute godsend.

godchild

رَبِيب kmotřenec gudbarn Patenkind βαφτιστήρι ahijado kummilapsi filleul kumče figlioccio 名付け子 대자녀 petekind gudbarn chrześniak afilhado крестник gudbarn ลูกของพ่อแม่อุปถัมภ์ vaftiz çocuğu con đỡ đầu 教子

godchild

n. ahijado-a.
References in classic literature ?
'It is not worse than Breadthief, as your godchild is called.'
'Are you so obstinate on the subject of a doll's dress for my godchild?'
Dislike of the red-tied youth, born of his predatory opinions and evident intimacy with the pretty godchild, led Fischer to say, in his most sarcastic, magisterial manner: "No doubt you have found something much lower than sitting on a top hat.
He decided to will and bequeath his little property of savings to his godchild, and the point arose how could it be so 'tied up' as that only she should have the benefit of it?
"It is as if the essense of the relationship with a gorent and a godchild is gift-giving only during Christmas.
"It is as if the essence of the relationship with a godparent and a godchild is gift giving only during Christmas.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Mark Ruggiero; her dearest siblings and in-laws, Robert (Kyle) Peterson, Cheri (Jim) Hart, Greg (Heidi) Peterson, Terri (Manuel) Peterson and Scott (Tammy) Peterson; her cherished godchild, Jen (Brian) Hart; and many loving nieces and nephews.
The Queen's first (http://www.christeningsilver.com/the-queens-godchildren) godchild was Guy Rupert Gerard Nevill.
Godchild added: "I was happy with the performance against them.
A favored godchild of Queen Victoria, Sophia Duleep Singh (1876-1948) was the daughter of the deposed and dispossessed (by the British) heir to the fabulously wealthy Indian Kingdom of the Sikhs, Maharajah Duleep Singh.
I wanted to know what their expectations were for a godparent and how involved in the life of a godchild they felt a godparent should be.
AFTER reading Phil Godchild's letter (The Gazette 07.11.14), I have to say he's spot on in terms of councillor and public attitude towards shop workers and owners regarding underage sales of alcohol.