goddaughter


goddaughter

goddaughter [god-daw-ter] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a female godchild.

Origin of goddaughter before 1050; Middle English; Old English goddohtor. See God, daughter Examples from the Web for goddaughter Contemporary Examples of goddaughter

  • The filmmakers are my goddaughter Sara Ossana and her husband Mathew Provost.

    Larry McMurtry: May the Books Flourish!

    Larry McMurtry

    September 5, 2013

  • Historical Examples of goddaughter

  • Her goddaughter, daughter of the friend to whom years ago she described Tommy, was with her.

    Stories of a Western Town

    Octave Thanet

  • Richie smiled at his goddaughter, who was in her mother’s arms.

    The Story Of Julia Page

    Kathleen Norris

  • Even her goddaughter was slightly surprised, well as she knew her.

    The Red City

    S. Weir Mitchell

  • As your goddaughter is out, my good woman, I can state my business with you very plainly.

    Avarice-Anger:

    Eugne Sue

  • No, but Julien does; she is the goddaughter of his father, and they are good friends together.

    The Deputy of Arcis

    Honore de Balzac

  • British Dictionary definitions for goddaughter goddaughter noun

    1. a female godchild

    Word Origin and History for goddaughter n.

    girl one sponsors at her baptism, mid-13c., from god + daughter.

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