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godchild

a person, usually an infant, who is sponsored by adults at baptism
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Subjected to the same pressures and temptations as their peers Prince Charles's godchildren are as likely to make the same mistakes.
Gerry and I wanted to be there to take part and to support our godchildren on one of the most important days of their lives.
Other adverts included suggestions to godparents that they give a pack of condoms to their godchildren rather than candy.
It is also worth teaching that sexual love is only one sort of love, and that there are other sorts: love between parents and children, grandparents and grandchildren, love of country, love of God, love between friends, among uncles and aunts and cousins, nephews and nieces, godchildren and godparents.
Just as Christians were not allowed to marry persons to whom they were closely related by blood, so also they were prohibited from marrying their godchildren or anyone to whom those children were closely related.
Thus, in chronicling Miller's three marriages, thirteen children, forty-one godchildren from every social sector, and many other proteges, Safley shows that Miller modifies some current theories of early modern patriarchy inasmuch as exemplarity, not authority, informed his self-understanding.
In this paper, we distinguish between several alternatives, namely bequests to spouses, children, other relatives, godchildren, servants (including household servants and farm-hands), and other unrelated persons, and pious bequests.
He has initiated several thousand godchildren from varied professions and international backgrounds, and has traveled extensively to Latin America and nationally to perform rituals and spread the practice of Santeria (Mora interview).
To avoid that, he is considering limiting the number of godchildren to 1,100.
There were grocery store epileptics and alphabet annunciations, and constellations of life's commonsensical commitments, the human contracts: godmothers, godlovers, godchildren, godhusbands.