Definitions

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  • n. The office or position of an envoy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office or position of an envoy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of an envoy.

Etymologies

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envoy +‎ -ship

Examples

  • Or you could read it and conclude that Ross met a welter of bureaucratic resistance at the State Department to the prospect of him getting an envoyship, and Clinton required a face-saving way of shunting him aside.

    Ross The Boss | ATTACKERMAN

  • Frohman's envoyship was as advantageous to England as it was to the United States, because he was the instrument through which the best of the modern English plays and the most brilliant of the modern English actors found their hearing on this side of the water.

    Charles Frohman: Manager and Man

  • “With respect to Mr. Gerry, his own character and public satisfaction require better evidence than his letter to the minister of foreign relations to prove the propriety of his conduct during his envoyship.”

    George Washington

  • How I, who might have starved as a painter, gained distinction as a partisan general, and was rewarded with an envoyship in Europe?

    Tales of Trail and Town

  • The truth is that if Hamas was not prepared to or could not guarantee Mr Blair's safety then there was no point in taking on the envoyship.

    British Blogs

  • This envoyship is not a "politically correct" appointment to fulfill public relations goals.

    Spero News

  • I’ll not say anything more, because this isn’t an issue I know about, but nothing in Holbrooke’s history suggests he’d back off his envoyship.

    In The Corridors Of Power | ATTACKERMAN

  • Will the Haitian government view Clinton’s envoyship for the United Nations as a backchannel to the Obama administration and the Hillary Rodham Clinton-run State Department?

    Bill Clinton, U.N. Envoy To Haiti | ATTACKERMAN

  • "You remember Marston," said he, "at Brunswick, five-and-twenty years ago, in his envoyship -- a capital horseman, a brilliant dresser, and a very promising diplomatist.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 54, No. 338, December 1843

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