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godhead (n.)

c. 1200, "divine nature, deity, divinity," from god + Middle English -hede (see -head). Along with maidenhead, the sole survival of this form of the suffix. Old English had godhad "divine nature." Parallel form godhood is from early 13c., now chiefly restricted to "state or condition of being a god."

updated on March 25, 2015

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Definitions of godhead from WordNet

Godhead (n.)
terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God;
Synonyms: Lord / Creator / Maker / Divine / God Almighty / Almighty / Jehovah
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.