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godfather in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgodfathergod‧fa‧ther /ˈɡɒdˌfɑːðə $ ˈɡɑːdˌfɑːðər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 RRCa male godparent2 informalSCC the head of a criminal organization such as the mafia3 the godfather of something
Examples from the Corpus
godfatherFrederic fell a little in love with her, and Margarett considered him a godfather.Charlie was to be Jack's best man and one day he thought he would be godfather to Jack's first child.The godfather of proto-punk guitar slinging, Thunders is memorialized on this 12-cut live disc recorded in Tokyo in 1988.