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god·son

 (gŏd′sŭn′)
n.
A male godchild.

godson

(ˈɡɒdˌsʌn)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a male godchild

god•son

(ˈgɒdˌsʌn)

n.
a male godchild.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.godson - a male godchild
godchild - an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism
Translations
رَبِيبفَلْيون، إبن أو إبنة في المعموديَّه
kmotřenec
gudsøn
baptofilo
kummipoika
kumče
guîsonur, guîdóttir
名付け息子
대자
krstný syn
gudson
ลูกชายอุปถัมภ์
con trai đỡ đầu

godson

[ˈgɒdsʌn] Nahijado m

godson

[ˈgɒdsʌn] nfilleul m

godson

[ˈgɒdˌsʌn] nfiglioccio

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.

godson

رَبِيب kmotřenec gudsøn Patensohn βαφτησιμιός ahijado kummipoika filleul kumče figlioccio 名付け息子 대자 peetzoon gudsønn syn chrzestny afilhado крестник gudson ลูกชายอุปถัมภ์ vaftiz oğlu con trai đỡ đầu 教子
References in classic literature ?
"I have intrusted them to the care of Cornelius van Baerle, my godson, whom you know, and who lives at Dort."
"Do not I know my godson? have not I been enabled to read every thought in Van Baerle's mind, and every sentiment in his heart?
The little boy, your godson, is certainly a fine child, though forward, and inclined to be saucy and self-willed.
The 'Good Queen' on her side watched carefully over her godson. She was obliged to do so from a distance, her own country being a remote one, but she was well informed of all that went on and knew all about the Queen's wicked designs.
George, in his domestic character of Bluffy, to take leave of Quebec and Malta and insinuate a sponsorial shilling into the pocket of his godson with felicitations on his success in life, it is dark when Mr.
(and, as his godson so soon to be, he might even command him) never from that time forth to travel without money and the usual requirements, and he would find the advantage of them when he least expected it.
"I wish," said he, "brother, you would have confined your care to your own daughter, and never have troubled yourself with my son, who hath, I believe, as little profited by your precepts, as by your example." For young Nightingale was his uncle's godson, and had lived more with him than with his father.
Elizabeth was again deep in thought, and after a time exclaimed, "to treat in such a manner the godson, the friend, the favorite of his father!" She could have added, "a young man, too, like YOU, whose very countenance may vouch for your being amiable"-- but she contented herself with, "and one, too, who had probably been his companion from childhood, connected together, as I think you said, in the closest manner!"
Apart from the BSc he earned in agronomy from the University of Abia State, Godson holds several academic degrees including a Masters in Human Resource Management and Development, and another one in International Relations.
17, 2010, SPA -- Poland&'s first black lawmaker, John Godson, said that the colour of his skin has helped him get ahead in his overwhelmingly white adopted country and he now wants to promote contacts between Poles and Africa.
He said yesterday: "The trainer Mikel Delzangles is a godson of my good friend the Marquesa de Moratalla and she asked me to put a substantial amount on for her - and of course I backed him myself!
Stories such as 'Godson' and two more Wild Cards stories join a linked sequence of five Amber stories leading to planned but unwritten Amber novels, creating a unified synthesis of his works.