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- A suffix denoting
state, office, dignity, profession, or art; as in lord ship, friend ship, chancellor ship, steward ship, horseman ship.
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- suffix Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being.
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From Old English -sciepe ("state").
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