attorneyship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n attorneyship the position of attorney
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Attorneyship The office or profession of an attorney; agency for another.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n attorneyship The office of an attorney, or the period during which the office is held; agency for another.
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Usage

In literature:

And by a singular coincidence got the District Attorneyship also.
"The Story of a Mine" by Bret Harte
But Penny did not appear, and the afternoon passed draggingly for the candidate for the district attorneyship.
"The Sturdy Oak" by Samuel Merwin, et al.
Frank MacGowan was Langdon's foeman in the struggle for the district attorneyship.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
Marriage is a matter of more worth Than to be dealt in by attorneyship.
"Handy Dictionary of Poetical Quotations" by Various
He wished to step from the state's attorneyship into the legislatureship.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
Briefless lawyers are promised corporate business or salaried attorneyships.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
He had taken the district attorneyship with the intention of making it lead to higher political office.
"Manslaughter" by Alice Duer Miller
In the campaign of 1860 he was a candidate for the district attorneyship of his county.
"Brother Against Brother" by John Roy Musick
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