noun Date: before 12th century a female godchild

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Goddaughter — God daugh ter, n. [AS. goddohtor.] A female for whom one becomes sponsor at baptism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goddaughter — girl one sponsors at her baptism, mid 13c., from GOD (Cf. god) + DAUGHTER (Cf. daughter) …   Etymology dictionary

  • goddaughter — [gäd′dôt΄ər] n. [ME goddoughter < OE goddohtor] a female godchild …   English World dictionary

  • goddaughter — UK [ˈɡɒdˌdɔːtə(r)] / US [ˈɡɑdˌdɔtər] noun [countable] Word forms goddaughter : singular goddaughter plural goddaughters a female godchild …   English dictionary

  • goddaughter — [[t]gɒ̱ddɔːtə(r)[/t]] goddaughters also god daughter N COUNT: usu with poss A goddaughter is a female godchild …   English dictionary

  • goddaughter — /god daw teuhr/, n. a female godchild. [bef. 1050; ME; OE goddohtor. See GOD, DAUGHTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • goddaughter — noun A female child whose baptism is sponsored by a godparent. See Also: godchild, godfather, godmother, godparent, godson …   Wiktionary

  • goddaughter — god|daugh|ter [ˈgɔdˌdo:tə US ˈga:dˌdo:tər] n a female godchild …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • goddaughter — god|daugh|ter [ gad,dɔtər ] noun count a female GODCHILD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • goddaughter — n. female godchild …   English contemporary dictionary

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