controllership

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n controllership the position of controller
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Controllership The office of a controller.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n controllership The office of a controller. Also written comptrollership.
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Usage

In literature:

But now, while Ex-Controller Calonne flies storm-driven over the horizon, in this singular way, what has become of the Controllership?
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
The office of the controllership of the royal exchequer must be held by such a person as that office requires.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Various
After the death of Louis XV., he was recommended by Maurepas to a far more important office, the controllership of finance.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
A year later (May 1382) to his controllership of wool was added that of petty customs.
"Chaucer and His Times" by Grace E. Hadow
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