Definitions

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  • n. The position or term of an elector.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office or status of an elector.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of an elector.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Lusatia which had been conceded to it in 1620; Bavaria was left in possession of the Upper Palatinate and of the fourth electorship, while a new, eighth electorate was created for the Palatinate; by the intervention of France, Brandenburg received, besides Further

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Their profession was forgotten in their electorship.

    Lay Morals

  • Your very gravedigger has forgotten his avocation in his electorship, and would quibble on the Franchise over Ophelia's grave, instead of more appropriately discussing the duration of bodies under ground.

    Lay Morals

  • Your very gravedigger has forgotten his avocation in his electorship, and would quibble on the Franchise over Ophelia’s grave, instead of more appropriately discussing the duration of bodies under ground.

    Lay Morals

  • The Princess loves you, and may bring you an electorship as a bridal gift. "

    The Youth of the Great Elector

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