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English definition of “godchild”


noun [C]     /ˈɡɒd.tʃaɪld/ US  /ˈɡɑːd-/ (plural godchildren)
in the Christian religion , a child whose moral and religious development is partly the responsibility of two or more godparents (= adults who promise to take this responsibility at a ceremony )Non-blood relations
(Definition of godchild noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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