from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Law The office or jurisdiction of a judge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The office or status of a judge
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office or position of a judge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of a judge; authority to judge; also, the period of incumbency of a judge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the position of judge
judge + -ship (Wiktionary)