cadetship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cadetship the position of cadet
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cadetship The state of being a cadet; an appointment as cadet.
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Usage

In literature:

Cadetships were bein' sold to the highest bidder.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870" by Various
Mr. VOORHEES explained that he never had sold any cadetships.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 1, Saturday, April 2, 1870" by Various
The reason is, I have had a cadetship given me, and I am to sail for India in September.
"Eric" by Frederic William Farrar
The latter undertook for Allan Cunningham's son's cadetship, for which I am right glad.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
And no boy who isn't in his right mind could get into the Point even if given a cadetship.
"Under Fire" by Charles King
Ewing fulfilled the father's wish by appointing the son to a West Point cadetship at sixteen.
"Stories Of Ohio 1897" by William Dean Howells
The reason is, I have had a cadetship given me, and I am to sail for India in September.
"Eric, or Little by Little" by Frederic W. Farrar
I GET NOMINATED FOR A NAVAL CADETSHIP.
"Crown and Anchor" by John Conroy Hutcheson
Trevor's a King's Cadet, but they wouldn't give us two cadetships ...
"Jan and Her Job" by L. Allen Harker
In 1783 he obtained a cadetship in a French regiment at Strassburg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
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