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churchwardenship

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The office of a churchwarden.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The office of a churchwarden.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The role or office of a churchwarden.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

churchwarden +‎ -ship

Examples

  • Now although I heard so much of this matter, for nothing else was talked of, and it seeming to me more important even than the churchwardenship of Oare, I could not for the life of me tell which side I should take to.

    Lorna Doone

  • Perhaps a favourite is an incident shortly before he moved to Wapping, when he ill-advisedly paid sixpence to two choirboys to buy rotten eggs, and throw them at a Protestant candidate for the churchwardenship.

    Presentation of the Lambeth Examination in Theology

  • An epic poem may do all these things, as a statesman may play golf or act as churchwarden: but when he dies it is not his golf or his churchwardenship that we feel the loss of.

    Dr. Johnson and His Circle

  • Now although I heard so much of this matter, for nothing else was talked of, and it seeming to me more important even than the churchwardenship of Oare, I could not for the life of me tell which side I should take to.

    Lorna Doone; a Romance of Exmoor

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