judgeship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n judgeship the position of judge
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n judgeship The office or position of a judge.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n judgeship The office of a judge; authority to judge; also, the period of incumbency of a judge.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Judgeship the office of a judge
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. juger—L. judicārejus, law, dicĕre, to declare.

Usage

In literature:

Head to appoint Mr. Bidwell to a judgeship on the first vacancy.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
Had I known how things would have turned out I would never have accepted the judgeship.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
SYMBOLS FOR A JUDGESHIP.
"Cupology" by Clara
Jones, of Alabama, to a Federal judgeship was an appointment in unison with the best of popular accord.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
She had no idea of divorcing the judgeship from her life.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
He was fitted for an embassy or judgeship, but was too mild, supine and luxurious for the tasks thrust upon him by his brother.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
I could blackmail the next judgeship out of Horsham.
"Three Plays by Granville-Barker" by Harley Granville-Barker
Hill had been appointed treasurer before receiving the appointment to the judgeship.
"When the Ku Klux Rode" by Eyre Damer
By his death the Recordership of Yarmouth and the Judgeship of the Norwich Court of Record became vacant.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
Whether those hopes of the judgeship and the pressure will be justified, the future will show.
"Hania" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
As for his re-election to the judgeship, it was not so much as thought of.
"For the Right" by Karl Emil Franzos
His health alone caused him to give up his practice and take a County Court judgeship.
"Social Transformations of the Victorian Age" by T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
A poor woman whose cause is coming on at court remarks that selling judgeships is a great abuse.
"Caricature and Other Comic Art" by James Parton
And his judgeship is honourable to Israel.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
Hadn't he simply regarded a judgeship as mostly useful work and $18,000 a year?
"The Trial of Callista Blake" by Edgar Pangborn
Roscoe Little, one of the Jackson family of that name, held a perpetual lien on the judgeship because of his triumphant spinelessness.
"Mountain" by Clement Wood
The statement about the duration of Samson's judgeship occurs both at the end of Judg.
"The Literature of the Old Testament" by George Foot Moore
Indeed he had given the vacated judgeship to one of these witnesses.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge
I will give up all the methods and intrigues by which I have hoped to secure a judgeship.
"The Angel" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
In 1843 he offered for the judgeship of the circuit court against the incumbent of the bench, Judge Abraham Martin, and was elected.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
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In news:

7 seek appointment to Douglas judgeship .
It was probably the least surprising news in recent Kentucky politics but a judicial nominating committee Thursday named David Williams as one of three nominees for a vacant judgeship in the 40th Circuit.
FRANKFORT — It was probably the least surprising news in recent Kentucky politics but a judicial nominating committee Thursday named David Williams as one of three nominees for a vacant judgeship in the 40th Circuit.
Williams Among Nominees for Judgeship .
Kentucky State Senate President David Williams Says He'll Take Judgeship If Picked.
GOP leader wants to take over judgeship .
An independent nominating commission is recommending three Santa Fe lawyers to Republican Gov Susana Martinez for possible appointment to a vacant judgeship .
SANTA FE, N.M.—An independent nominating commission is recommending three Santa Fe lawyers to Republican Gov Susana Martinez for possible appointment to a vacant judgeship .
Candidates named for open Superior Court judgeship .
Four candidates have been recommended to fill Gwinnett's open Superior Court judgeship .
McGarrh ok'd for judgeship .
Revoir's experience most suited to judgeship .
Governor Nathan Deal appoints state Senator William Hamrick to a judgeship on the Coweta Superior Court.
Perry appoints prosecutor to judgeship .
Darrisaw wins State Court judgeship .
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