Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being a consort or consorts; partnership; fellowship.
  • noun An association; a company.

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

  • noun The condition of a consort; fellowship; partnership.

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

  • noun The condition of a consort; fellowship; partnership.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

consort +‎ -ship

Examples

  • And having thought upon it a hundred and five times, I know not what else to determine therein, save only that in the devising, hammering, forging, and composing of the woman she hath had a much tenderer regard, and by a great deal more respectful heed to the delightful consortship and sociable delectation of the man, than to the perfection and accomplishment of the individual womanishness or muliebrity.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • He is an assistant to the First Magus, and a cousin through consortship to the Second Magus, and he may be yet related through his own consortship of the Second Magus's daughter.

    Scion of Cyador

  • He skips over the rest of the general references to trade opportunities, looking for her reaction or his family's reaction to their consortship.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • I appreciate your waiting to formalize a consortship between Myryan and Ciesrt'elth, and I will follow your suggestions in that regard ...

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • Lorn also ponders how he also must carry out his commitment to Ryalth in a manner that meets the full requirements of consortship, yet in a way which protects her more than it threatens her.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • "Jiolt is related to you through consortship, is he not?"

    Colors of Chaos

  • She'd have to draft some sort of placating response that suggested that Hoede was the honorable son of an honorable father whose talents did indeed lie elsewhere, but that honor on the part of Mossbach and honor on the part of Abenfel did not necessitate drawing two youngsters into a consortship both would regret-

    Darksong Rising

  • Assured that they can get on comfortably and contentedly alone they are better adapted by the assurance for consortship.

    Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners A Complete Sexual Science and a Guide to Purity and Physical Manhood, Advice To Maiden, Wife, And Mother, Love, Courtship, And Marriage

  • Hornygold put him into a sloop that he had made prize of, and with whom he continued in consortship till a little while before Hornygold surrendered.

    Great Pirate Stories

  • The pictures had belonged to Mary, no small portion of her virgin wealth; and as for the statuary, those two busts had cost loyal Roger far more in comparison than any corporation has given to P.R.A., for majesty and consortship in full.

    The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper

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