• WordNet 3.6
    • n chancellorship the office of chancellor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chancellorship chȧn"sĕl*lẽr*shĭp The office of a chancellor; the time during which one is chancellor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chancellorship The office or dignity of a chancellor; the period during which a chancellor holds office.
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In literature:

It enables us to understand how the Chancellorship came to be accepted by Sir Thomas More.
"The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon" by J.A. Froude
But there was in Prussia a state chancellorship on the Austrian model.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
What are the qualities needed in a race for the Chancellorship?
"Britain for the British" by Robert Blatchford
The chancellorship was given to him professedly on account of his notorious anti-Catholic zeal.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
This post carried with it the Chancellorship of Castile at this time.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
In Canada, he was successively Attorney-General and Vice-Chancellor, the Chancellorship itself being vested in the Crown.
"Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
Stages in this process are marked by the chancellorships of Nottingham (1673-1675) and Hardwicke (1737-1756).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
It was also the end of the chancellorship of Bismarck.
"Socialism and Democracy in Europe" by Samuel P. Orth
A year later, however, he resumed the chancellorship under Liverpool, and held it without break for twenty years.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
We have, in English parliamentary phrase, put our Chancellorship of the Exchequer into commission.
"Congressional Government" by Woodrow Wilson
In 1845 he was appointed by Bishop Stanley to the Chancellorship of the diocese.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
But tell me, Krysh, hast thou not perchance tried to get the vice-chancellorship after Radzeyovski?
"The Deluge, Vol. I. (of 2)" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
His first preferment of importance was the chancellorship of the university.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5" by Various
Guibert lost the chancellorship in 1062.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
One other MS. was certainly given by Clarendon, during his Chancellorship.
"Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867" by William Dunn Macray
The great political error of his life was his acceptance of the Chancellorship, and consequent removal from the House of Commons.
"Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland" by Henry B. Stanton
Prince Hohenlohe resigned the chancellorship on the 17th of October 1900, and died at Ragaz on the 6th of July 1901.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 5" by Various
Lyndhurst's first Chancellorship, was not of long duration.
"The Loyalists of Massachusetts" by James H. Stark
In 1895, however, his second chancellorship came to an end with the defeat of the Rosebery ministry.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
Count Hertling confessed political shipwreck by resigning the chancellorship.
"And the Kaiser abdicates" by S. Miles Bouton

In news:

Michigan State University Provost Kim Wilcox is one of four finalists for the chancellorship at the University of Hawaii-Manoa.
The chancellorship of Michelle A Rhee.