Etymology
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fatherhood (n.)

early 14c., faderhade; see father (n.) + -hood.

updated on July 13, 2012

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Definitions of fatherhood from WordNet
1
fatherhood (n.)
the kinship relation between an offspring and the father;
Synonyms: paternity
fatherhood (n.)
the status of a religious leader;
fatherhood (n.)
the status of a father;
2
Fatherhood (n.)
God when considered as the first person in the Trinity;
Synonyms: Father / Father-God
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