god-fæder
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god-fæder
Add:I. a godfather Se godfæder wæs þæs cildes forspreca and borh wið God, Hml. Th. ii. 50, 17: 52, 4-15. Godfæder his godbearn lufie, Wlfst. 74, 13. Petrus wæs his (St. Mark's ) godfæder and hine Gode gestrýnde, and hé lange folgode his fulluhtfædere Petre, Hml. S. 15, 143. Ic eom þín godfæder and þú mín goddohtor, Hml. A. 178, 297. Ðá unsprecendan cild beóð gehealdene on ðam fulluhte ðurh geleáfan þæs fæder and þǽre móder and þæs foresprecendan godfæder, Hml. Th. ii. 116, 16; 52, 2. Beóð þá þe cildes onfón rihtlíce ... godfæderas, gif hý heora godbearn Gode gestrýnað, Wlfst. 121, 4. II. God the Father Godfæder efenlǽcend Dei Patris imitator, Scint. 13, 11. Sc̃a Maria is Godfæder snoru, Shrn. 118, 6. Sc̃a Maria onféng on hire bósm Godfæder sunu, Bl. H. 5, 33: 29, 27. Se ilca Sunu wæs ácenned fram Godfæder, 31, 25, Hé fram Godfæder ásended wæs and eft tó Godfæder féran wolde a Deo exivit et ad Deum vadit, Hml. A. 154, 77.
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