Godfathers

Jurymen, who are the sponsors of the criminal.

“In christening time thou shalt have two godfathers. Had I been judge, thou shouldst have had ten more to bring thee to the gallows, not to the font.” —Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice, iv. 1.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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