God|head [ˈgɔdhed US ˈga:d-] n
[Date: 1200-1300; Origin: god + -head '-hood']
the Godhead
formal a word that Christians use to mean the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, who they consider to be one God in three parts

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.


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