from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The office or rank of major; majority.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The office of major.
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- noun The position or office of
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"Jack, that move might have given you the majorship," said Fred.
"I really think you ought to try for the majorship," said Gif to Jack.
President Lincoln, more liberal than the Secretary of War, himself promoted the wife of another Illinois officer, named Gates, to a majorship, for service in the hospital and bravery on the field.
I'm afraid you are very proud of your majorship. "
The colonelcies are rather inaccessible, just at present, and so are the lieutenant - colonelcies, but a majorship, now "....