godfather

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godfather
定義
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A man present at the christening of a baby who promises to help raise the child in a Christian manner; a male godparent who sponsors the baptism of a child.
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A small post which is used in repairing a fence. For instance attached to and supporting an existing broken fence post.
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A mafia leader.
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動詞 及物動詞
比喻
To act as godfather to.
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意思註釋
transitive, often figuratively
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詞源
From Middle English godfader, from Old English godfæder ‎(“godfather”), equivalent to god +‎ father. Cognate with Old Saxon godfader ‎(“godfather”), Middle Dutch godvader ‎(“godfather”), Danish gudfader, gudfar ‎(“godfather”), Swedish gudfader, gudfar ‎(“godfather”), Icelandic guðfaðir ‎(“godfather”). structurally: From god +‎ father
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