Definition of godsend in English:
A very helpful or valuable event, person, or article: these information packs are a godsend to schools
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- This article is a godsend because it is extremely difficult to get people to understand why my son is on a special diet.
- An object of derision though she may be to some, to others the celebrity fashion icon is a godsend, for rarely does she also possess a model figure.
- So the 1996 film Brassed Off was a godsend in one sense, but a mixed blessing in another.
early 19th century: from God's send 'what God has sent'.
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