Godfrey



[god-free] /ˈgɒd fri/

noun
1.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “god” and “peace.”.
interjection
2.
(sometimes lowercase) (used as an exclamation of surprise, anger, etc.)

masc. proper name, from Old French Godefrei (Modern French Godefroi), from Old High German Godafrid (German Gottfried), literally “the peace of God,” from Old High German got “God” (see god) + fridu “peace” (see free). In early 20c., the name sometimes was used as a slang euphemism for “God.”

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