Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The office of executor.

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

  • noun The office of an executor.

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

  • noun the office or position of an executor

Etymologies

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executor +‎ -ship

Examples

  • Uncommon events, the executorship to his father's Will, the arrangements for his sisters, together with hard travelling has brought him to this.

    Letter 298

  • We talked a lot about the importance of not only talking to archivists and librarians about what to do with your materials while still alive, but the importance of estate planning and literary executorship as well.

    CONvergence Report

  • Jackson's family has applied to have the formal hearing on the executorship delayed.

    Jordan M. Atin: Why did Jackson Exclude Family as Executors?

  • And then, the jurisdiction in which the estate was located "would probably" re-assign me executorship!

    The Google Settlement

  • We talked a lot about the importance of not only talking to archivists and librarians about what to do with your materials while still alive, but the importance of estate planning and literary executorship as well.

    Archive 2009-07-09

  • He then told her that her accounts were all made out, and he was ready at any time to produce them; he approved much of her finishing wholly with the old Don, who had been a mere cypher in the executorship; but he advised her not to think of taking her money into her own hands, as he was willing to keep the charge of it himself till she was married.

    Cecilia

  • I expressed some jealousy upon it, lest he should have place given over me in the executorship.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I will free you from your executorship, and all your cares.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • P.S. You will have a letter from my cousin James, who hopes to prevail upon you to relinquish the executorship.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Sir, that this is the executorship of which my sister has given you the trouble by her last will.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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