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  • noun Obsolete spelling of authorship.

Etymologies

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authour +‎ -ship

Examples

  • • The teacher and students all share authourship and contribute content to the blog.

    Blogging: Does It Scale?

  • • The teacher and students all share authourship and contribute content to the blog.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • About this time he made one other effort to emancipate himself from the drudgery of authourship.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • About this time he made one other effort to emancipate himself from the drudgery of authourship.

    Life Of Johnson

  • About this time he made one other effort to emancipate himself from the drudgery of authourship.

    Life of Johnson, Volume 1 1709-1765

  • About this time he made one other effort to emancipate himself from the drudgery of authourship.

    Boswell's Life of Johnson Abridged and edited, with an introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood

  • I insinuate no claim to any share in the authourship (_vix ea nostra voco_) of the works already published by Mr. Biglow, but merely take to myself the credit of having fulfilled toward them the office of taster, (_experto crede_,) who, having first tried, could afterward bear witness, -- an office always arduous, and sometimes even dangerous, as in the ease of those devoted persons who venture their lives in the deglutition of patent medicines (_dolus latet in generalibus_, there is deceit in the most of them) and thereafter are wonderfully preserved long enough to append their signatures to testimonials in the diurnal and hebdomadal prints.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862

  • The following statement of facts we know to be true, in every material circumstance: ” Shiels was the principal collector and digester of the materials for the work: but as he was very raw in authourship, an indifferent writer in prose, and his language full of Scotticisms,

    Life of Johnson

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