Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of an inspector; the district embraced under the jurisdiction of an inspector.
- n. The condition of being an inspector; the office of an inspector
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The office of an inspector.
- n. The district embraced by an inspector's jurisdiction.
- n. the office of inspector
- inspector + -ship (Wiktionary)
“We shall get thee out of the army, appoint thee to the police bureau, and procure for thee an inspectorship of customs; and, in fine, allow thee to move in a better sphere than that in which”
“Unless it is formidably resourced, not likely in the current climate, what we will have, in reality, is a harassed inspectorship scurrying to keep up, and meeting silence and a closing of police ranks at every turn.”
“Striving towards inspectorship, Brian Holmes would find himself working still longer hours.”
“Then he died, and Mrs. Wilson was deservedly appointed to a custom-house inspectorship by the American Government.”
“The tenement labor, which is such an evil in many of our cities and one so impossible to deal with adequately by ordinary inspectorship provision, is not all there is to "home work.”
“Had Governor Seward known, in 1838, that Mr. Greeley coveted an inspectorship, he certainly would have received it.”
“G. Wood appeared in Columbus, and delivered to Foraker the following paper, and received the governor's recommendation for the smoke inspectorship in Cincinnati:”
“Morrill was dismissed, but the Board hastened to explain that it was because its finances were too low to allow it to continue the inspectorship at Medora and passed a vote of thanks for Morrill's”
“Roosevelt ordered Morrill to resign his inspectorship at once.”
“Stock Commissioners to do away with the inspectorship at Medora, but the Committee, too, was wary of giving offense.”
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