godson

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n godson a male godchild
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Sir John Harington, the godson of Queen Elizabeth I, was the inventor of the toilet
    • n Godson gŏd"sŭn A male for whom one has stood sponsor in baptism. See Godfather.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n godson A male godchild.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. godsunu,

Usage

In literature:

Michael is his godson, and he has always been fond of him.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
Their work was superintended by Captain Godson, whose M.C.
"The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad" by Edward John Thompson
There happened to be an old baronet, a great humourist, without any very near relations, who had been a godson of Mr. Temple's grandfather.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
You are my godson; you might have been my real son, you see.
"The Village by the River" by H. Louisa Bedford
Come, come, godson Giles, speech will not mend it!
"The Armourer's Prentices" by Charlotte M. Yonge
The moment, however, that he had performed it thus effectually, he slid down rapidly on deck and eagerly sought for his godson.
"True Blue" by W.H.G. Kingston
In case of his death, it was to go to another godson of the same old gentleman.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
He is my godson, isn't he?
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
His godson, afterwards the Rev.
"The History of "Punch"" by M. H. Spielmann
But there wasn't no godson t' see.
"Harbor Tales Down North" by Norman Duncan
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In news:

Standing from the left are son Ron Cornell, godson Anthony Roe, and Tom Weatherup, a family friend.
Oscar Figueros accused of abusing godson.
Man charged with sexually battering godson.
A man is accused of sexually abusing his godson from the time the boy was 6 until he was 15 years old.
Andrew Young, a top aide to Martin Luther King, Jr, and his godson/co-author Kabir Sehgal speak with Judy Woodruff about passing on life lessons and words of advice for a new generation, plus their new book "Walk in My Shoes.".
"Dr. Oprah Winfrey" addresses Duke University 's class of 2009 and her godson, Gayle King's son, Will Bumpus.
Godson 's 1st Birthday.
This Sunday was spent with my Niece and Nephew ( Godson ), Lily and Angelo.
Oscar Figueros accused of abusing godson .
Man charged with sexually battering godson .
New music featuring Fred The Godson .
Snake & Fred The Godson teamed upon the second single for 2012.
Chief Deputy District Attorney Rob Bletko said at trial that Laffoon brought out his loaded 9 mm handgun during an argument between his adult godsons , Preston and Phillip Wilson.
He pistol-whipped Preston Wilson, the older of his godsons , Bletko said.
Does Frank Marshall Davis Have An Ideological Godson In President Obama.
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In science:

Hence, RepTFD brings only 4.76% performance overhead in comparison to the normal execution without fault-tolerance according to our experiments on the RTL design of an industrial CMP named Godson-3.
RepTFD: Replay Based Transient Fault Detection
We implement RepTFD on the RTL design of the 8-core Godson-3, and carry out experiments over SPLASH2 benchmarks to validate the efficiency and effectiveness of RepTFD.
RepTFD: Replay Based Transient Fault Detection
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