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Godolphin

[goh-dol-fin, guh-] /goʊˈdɒl fɪn, gə-/
noun
1.
Sidney, 1st Earl of, 1645–1712, English statesman and financier.
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  • “Fly for your life up to Ashlydyat, and see Mr. Godolphin,” he breathed in his ear.

    The Shadow of Ashlydyat Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I have not been the same man these months, I think, since that happening in Godolphin Park.

    The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
  • Men seemed to have felt that in Godolphin's hands they were safe.

    Cornish Worthies, Volume 1 (of 2) Walter H. Tregellas
  • Louise pulled Maxwell convulsively to a halt, for the man was Godolphin.

    The Story of a Play W. D. Howells
  • That such an imagination should possess her, Godolphin had no means of knowing.

    Emmeline Charlotte Turner Smith
  • It must remain an episode, and Godolphin must take it or leave it.

    The Story of a Play W. D. Howells
  • Even then he did not look round, but he said, "Godolphin wants to play Atland."

    The Story of a Play W. D. Howells
  • If Godolphin thinks she is too prominent, you ought to trust his instinct.

    The Story of a Play W. D. Howells
  • The hour in which Godolphin was to leave them now approached.

    Emmeline Charlotte Turner Smith
  • Godolphin's letter came at last, with many excuses for his delay.

    The Story of a Play W. D. Howells
British Dictionary definitions for Godolphin

Godolphin

/ɡəˈdɒlfɪn/
noun
1.
Sidney. 1st Earl of Godolphin. 1645–1712, English statesman; as Lord Treasurer, he managed the financing of Marlborough's campaigns in the War of the Spanish Succession
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