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  • n. The position or role of a teacher.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of teacher; the post of teacher; an appointment as a teacher.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the position of teacher

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Examples

  • These passages, I say, show clearly the stamp both of the apostleship and the teachership: the authority for admonishing whomsoever and wheresoever he pleased is asserted by Paul in the Epistle to Philemon, v: 8:

    Theologico-Political Treatise

  • If I could not get a pupil-teachership in some London school (and I believe I could by advertising) I could stay with you, and be governess to Georgina and Myrtle, for I am sure you cannot spare time enough to teach them as they ought to be taught, and Emmeline is not old enough to have any command over them.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Already at the early age of 30 years, through perseverance and push, he has forged his way as teacher through the teachership of schools at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Grand Cane, Dotson Academy and Spring Ridge Industrial Institute, to the principalship of the West End Public School, of Shreveport.

    History of Louisiana Negro Baptists From 1804 to 1914

  • It was on her lips to tell him that she had resigned the teachership; but she forbore.

    Shining Ferry

  • Therefore Mr. Samuel would certainly be elected; and counting on this, he felt sorry to have missed the chance of giving the teachership, by his casting vote, to one of his own sect -- some broad-minded, undenominational person who would teach the little ones to abhor all that savoured of popery.

    Shining Ferry

  • Hester's letter accepting the teachership had put Mr. Sam in something of

    Shining Ferry

  • And such a one might contend that, even if the common idea of definite precursorship and teachership be a mistake, the more subtle doctrine that such work as Scott's, and as Miss

    The English Novel

  • If I could not get a pupil-teachership in some London school (and I believe I could by advertising) I could stay with you, and be governess to

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • German fluently, she had all but got a good teachership in a school, only she had no certificate of character.

    Somehow Good

  • Mohun on the pupil-teachership for him, as after he had passed the seventh standard he could not otherwise go on with his education, though she did not think he had much time for teaching.

    Beechcroft at Rockstone

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