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Definition of godchild noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

godchild

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒdtʃaɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːdtʃaɪld//
 
(pl. godchildren
BrE BrE//ˈɡɒdtʃɪldrən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːdtʃɪldrən//
 
)
Religious ceremonies
 
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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 See related entries: Religious ceremonies
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: godchild