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Pronunciation:  'mastur`ship

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[n]  the position of master

MASTERSHIP is a 10 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: berth, office, place, position, post, situation, spot



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mas"ter*ship\, n.
1. The state or office of a master.

2. Mastery; dominion; superior skill; superiority.

         Where noble youths for mastership should strive.

3. Chief work; masterpiece. [Obs.] --Dryden.

4. An ironical title of respect.

         How now, seignior Launce ! what news with your
         mastership ?                          --Shak.

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