Definitions

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  • A suffix denoting state, office, dignity, profession, or art; as in lordship, friendship, chancellorship, stewardship, horsemanship.

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  • suffix Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being.

Etymologies

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From Old English -sciepe ("state").

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