These were the things worthy of commemoration in the consulship of Crassus.
Crassus, upon the expiration of his consulship, repaired to his province.
I have sent you an account of my consulship written in Greek.
Of the earlier part of the consulship we have little record.
The husband charged her with adultery, and Marius, who was then in his sixth consulship, presided as judge.
All the candidates for the consulship are charged with bribery.
Therefore, for this Indiction, we decorate you with the ensigns of the consulship.
Through the influence of Clemens, he obtained the consulship.
Buonaparte also, on Volney's return, tried to win his esteem and assistance, soliciting him as colleague in the consulship.
This was aimed at Cæsar, if he should get a second consulship.
late 14c., "magistrate in ancient Rome," from Old French consule and directly from Latin consul "magistrate in ancient Rome," probably originally "one who consults the Senate," from consulere "to deliberate, take counsel" (see consultation).
Modern sense began with use as appellation of various foreign officials and magistrates, "a representative chosen by a community of merchants living in a foreign country; an agent appointed by a government or ruler to represent the interests of its subjects and traders in a foreign place" (c.1600), an extended sense that developed 13c. in the Spanish form of the word.