• WordNet 3.6
    • n deanship the position or office of a dean
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Deanship The office of a dean. "I dont't value your deanship a straw."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deanship The office, dignity, or title of a dean.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Deanship the office or dignity of a dean
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. deien (Fr. doyen)—Low L. decanus, a chief of ten—L. decem, ten.


In literature:

Not accept the deanship!
"Barchester Towers" by Anthony Trollope
Do you see what his deanship has had for dinner?
"The History of David Grieve" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
One was to the deanship, of Santiago de Castro, a sick man who has not left his house for more than three years.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XX, 1621-1624" by Various
I found the deanship of this holy church vacant because of the death of Don Francisco Gomez de Arrellano.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XXII, 1625-29" by Various
Guy Patin, of course, was inimical, but a little cautious while the question of his deanship was impending.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur

In news:

Nicholas gift creates endowed deanship at UW business school.

In science:

He also thanks the University of Glasgow for the hospitality and the Deanship of Scientific Research (DSR) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) for the financial support.
A Dual Zariski Topology for Modules
This research is funded by the Deanship of Scientific Research at the University of Bahrain ref.
On some algebraic identities and the exterior product of double forms
The author would like to acknowledge the support provided by the Deanship of Scientific Research (DSR) at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) for funding this work through pro ject No.
Exact Sequences of Semimodules over Semirings