godhead

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English god +‎ -head, first attested in the Ancrene Riuwle (ca. 1225); compare godhood.

Noun[edit]

godhead (plural godheads)

  1. divinity or godhood, divine essence or nature
  2. God
  3. (rare) any deity or idol
  4. an admired or influential person or entity
    • 2007 June, Gregory Mone, “Invention: A New Breed of Mouse”, Popular Science, volume 270, number 6, page 56: 
      He pauses, as if hesitant to mention the godhead of computer design aloud, and adds, "Maybe even something Apple would be interested in."

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