Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the office or position of an executor

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office of an executor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of executor.

Etymologies

executor +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Uncommon events, the executorship to his father's Will, the arrangements for his sisters, together with hard travelling has brought him to this.

    Letter 298

  • Jackson's family has applied to have the formal hearing on the executorship delayed.

    Jordan M. Atin: Why did Jackson Exclude Family as Executors?

  • We talked a lot about the importance of not only talking to archivists and librarians about what to do with your materials while still alive, but the importance of estate planning and literary executorship as well.

    CONvergence Report

  • And then, the jurisdiction in which the estate was located "would probably" re-assign me executorship!

    The Google Settlement

  • He then told her that her accounts were all made out, and he was ready at any time to produce them; he approved much of her finishing wholly with the old Don, who had been a mere cypher in the executorship; but he advised her not to think of taking her money into her own hands, as he was willing to keep the charge of it himself till she was married.

    Cecilia

  • Sir, that this is the executorship of which my sister has given you the trouble by her last will.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I expressed some jealousy upon it, lest he should have place given over me in the executorship.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I will free you from your executorship, and all your cares.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • P.S. You will have a letter from my cousin James, who hopes to prevail upon you to relinquish the executorship.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • She made some excuses to her cousin, for not having been able to alter her will, to join him in the executorship with me; and to me, for the trouble she had given, and yet should give me.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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