Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The office or the term of office of a consul, in either the political or the diplomatic sense of the word: as, the consulship of Cicero. See consul.

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

  • noun The office of a consul; consulate.
  • noun The term of office of a consul.

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

  • noun The office or status of a consul; a consulate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the post of consul

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Examples

  • This exalted idea of the consulship is borrowed from an oration (iii.p. 107) pronounced by Julian in the servile court of Constantius.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The story of my consulship is an absolute gift to anyone with the slightest spark of imagination.

    CONSPIRATA

  • I seek the consulship, which is immortality—a prize worth fighting for, yes?

    Imperium

  • Yes, but the consulship is a joint office, based on the principle that political power should always be checked.

    Imperium

  • I seek the consulship, which is immortality—a prize worth fighting for, yes?

    Imperium

  • We, who can recall the consulship of Plancus, and quite respectable, old-fogyfied times, remember amongst other amusements which we had as children the pictures at which we were permitted to look.

    John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character

  • Yes, but the consulship is a joint office, based on the principle that political power should always be checked.

    Imperium

  • I can see where bribing might be excusable if the consulship was the prize, but quaestor!

    The First Man in Rome

  • Consequently your colleague in the consulship is a man of straw.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Therefore Publius Apuleius, a tribune of the people, who ever since my consulship has been the witness and partaker of, and my assistant in all my designs and all my dangers could not endure the grief of witnessing my indignation.

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4

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