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Definition of godchild noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

godchild

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈɡɑdtʃaɪld//
 
(pl. godchildren
NAmE//ˈɡɑdˌtʃɪldrən//
 
)
 
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a child that a godparent at a Christian baptism ceremony promises to be responsible for and to teach about the Christian religion
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