Primogenitureship

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Primogenitureship The state or privileges of the firstborn.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n primogenitureship The state or right of a first-born son.
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Usage

In literature:

By the aristocratical law of primogenitureship, in a family of six children five are exposed.
"The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume II" by Thomas Paine
By the aristocratical law of primogenitureship, in a family of six children, five are exposed.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. IV. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
By the aristocratical law of primogenitureship, in a family of six children five are exposed.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
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