godchildren godchildren

Definition(s):

  • (n) an infant who is sponsored by an adult (the godparent) at baptism

Usage(s):

  1. Winston's ickiest godchildren would face off in Alien vs.
  2. I try to pass on this legacy by serving as a mentor and friend to my many godchildren and students of all backgrounds.
  3. She then introduced her immediately family brother, mother, stepfather, sister-in-law and various nieces, nephews and godchildren sitting behind her to her right.

News

  1. Review: It's not 'Potter,' but there still is magic for kids in 'Percy'

    Any thoughts that a second Percy Jackson and the Olympians film would drag Rick Riordan's 'Greek Godchildren' franchise out of the shadow of Harry Potter are dashed the moment Percy and his 'half-blood' friends pile into a supernatural taxi in 'Sea of Mon
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

  2. There's not much at stake in the 'Sea of Monsters'

    Any thoughts that a second Percy Jackson and the Olympians film would drag Rick Riordan's "Greek Godchildren" franchise out of the shadow of Harry Potter are dashed the moment Percy and his "half-blood" friends pile into a supernatural taxi in Sea of Monsters.
    on August 8, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. Review: Percy Jackson's back, but there's not much at stake in the 'Sea of Monsters'

    Any thoughts that a second Percy Jackson and the Olympians film would drag Rick Riordan's "Greek Godchildren" franchise out of the shadow of Harry Potter are dashed the moment Percy and his half-blood friends pile into a supernatural taxi in "Sea of Monsters."The cab may be driven by the three haggling, wisecracking Graeae of Greek myth --- blind women with one eye between them --- but it's a ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

Quotes

  1. Asked about gun control last year, Sotomayor said, "One of my godchildren is a member of the NRA. And I have friends who hunt. I understand the individual right fully that the Supreme Court recognized" in previous rulings upholding the...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Sonia Sotomayor Source: Politico (blog)

  2. In the letter, which Diana wrote on June 2, 1993, the day after she signed her will, the Princess said quite specifically: "I would like you to divide at your discretion my personal chattels between my sons and my godchildren. The division is to be...
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: Princess Diana Source: Daily Mail

  3. "David (Furnish) and I are godfathers to Brooklyn and Damian. I have about ten godchildren. I love kids," Elton said, reports The Sun. "There was a part of me going 'Who am I going to leave this to?' It was going to be nobody. We have enough...
    on Oct 1, 2004 By: Elton John Source: This is London

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