senatorship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n senatorship the office of senator
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Senatorship The office or dignity of a senator.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n senatorship The office or dignity of a senator.
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Usage

In literature:

When he resigned the Senatorship to become Governor there remained about fourteen months of his term.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
If it were put, Douglas would answer it in such a way as to win the senatorship.
"Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday" by Various
Perhaps he would have felt less trammelled had not his senatorship been at stake in the fall election.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
United States senatorships bother them not a whit.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
The year Trumbull won the senatorship, Lincoln had first come within a few votes of it.
"Stephen Arnold Douglas" by William Garrott Brown
She felt that if possible he would prevent this crime of buying a United States senatorship.
"A Man of Two Countries" by Alice Harriman
I should like very much to be chosen for that senatorship.
"Counsel for the Defense" by Leroy Scott
The old man will come in on the senatorship on the strength of his race for governor.
"Jap Herron" by Emily Grant Hutchings
I've lost my chances on the Senatorship of the United States.
"The Broken Gate" by Emerson Hough
Secretly and decorously our senatorships and the ancient orders of our knighthood are assigned.
"Stand Up, Ye Dead" by Norman Maclean
A Democrat and a Republican were at grips for the United States senatorship.
"The Tempering" by Charles Neville Buck
Upon his return to Ohio, he found to his surprise that his name had been proposed in Portage county for the state senatorship.
"The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield" by Emma Elizabeth Brown
Some folks think he's right in line for the vacancy in the United States senatorship.
"The Carleton Case" by Ellery H. Clark
In 1861 he was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States senatorship from New York.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
But does Mr. Blackburn want the senatorship?
"The Builders" by Ellen Glasgow
The new land held forth enticing political promises, it was soon to become a state and a senatorship was a fair prospect.
"Lincoln, the Politician" by T. Aaron Levy
There was a vacancy in one of the United States senatorships from Mississippi, and Davis was appointed to fill it.
"The Brothers' War" by John Calvin Reed
Davis accepted the senatorship and declined to serve as the fifth judge.
"The Life of Lyman Trumbull" by Horace White
He knew that his appeal for the senatorship at Washington was thereby gravely imperiled.
"Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;" by Clark S. Beardslee
From the Senatorship you condescend; there really is a world to which a Senator can condescend.
"Behind the Mirrors" by Clinton W. Gilbert
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