Definition of Godwottery in English:

Godwottery

Line breaks: God|wot¦tery
Pronunciation: /gɒdˈwɒt(ə)ri
 
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noun

[mass noun] British humorous
  • An affected quality of archaism, excessive fussiness, and sentimentality.

Origin

1930s: from the line ‘A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!’, in T. E. Brown's poem My Garden (1876).

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