Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The office or status of a sultan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office or dignity of a sultan.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office or state of a sultan.

Etymologies

sultan +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It was by accident; his sultanship was felled by a fall.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Altogether the sultanship of a district in Ugogo must be very remunerative, besides being a delightful sinecure, so long as the

    How I Found Livingstone

  • These adventures augment my rapturous felicity; and if time and destiny have shorn me of the privilege of my sultanship, which you say rendered me so proud and vain,

    French and Oriental Love in a Harem

  • This temporary sultanship always falls in spring, about the beginning of April.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • I should hear, some fine morning, his sultanship of Roum rattling at my gates.

    Chapter 6 - Part VIII

  • If all the divinities on earth were ranged before him, waiting for his sultanship to throw the handkerchief, he would only lift his eyebrows to the middle of his forehead, and tell them to scramble for it. "

    Lady Audley's Secret

  • There is a dory yonder; if your indolent sultanship can bear the labor of steering, I'll give you a last row across the bay. "

    A Terrible Secret

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