Godfather

Definition of Godfather

God´fa`ther
n.1.A man who becomes sponsor for a child at baptism, and makes himself a surety for its Christian training and instruction. Correlative of godmother.
There shall be for every Male-child to be baptized, when they can be had, two Godfathers and one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and two Godmothers; and Parents shall be admitted as Sponsors, if it is desired.
- Book of Common Prayer (Prot. Episc. Ch., U. S. ).
v. t.1.To act as godfather to; to take under one's fostering care.

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