godling
noun Date: circa 1500 an inferior or local god

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Godling — God ling, n. A diminutive god. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • godling — [gäd′liŋ] n. [see LING1] a minor god …   English World dictionary

  • godling — liŋ, lēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from god + ling 1. : an inferior or purely local deity : a supernatural being midway between a god and a fetish the friendly little godlings who presided over the routine of daily life John Buchan as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • godling — /ˈgɒdlɪŋ/ (say godling) noun a young god. {god + ling1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • godling — /god ling/, n. a minor god, esp. one whose influence or authority is entirely local. [1490 1500; see GOD, LING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • godling — noun minor divinity, a local or inferior god …   Wiktionary

  • godling — lodging …   Anagrams dictionary

  • godling — god·ling …   English syllables

  • godling — god•ling [[t]ˈgɒd lɪŋ[/t]] n. a minor or local god • Etymology: 1490–1500 …   From formal English to slang

  • lodging — godling …   Anagrams dictionary

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