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earlship

[url-ship]
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noun
  1. earldom(def 1).

Origin of earlship

before 1000; Middle English; Old English eorlscipe. See earl, -ship
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  • Kalf listened joyfully; Canute's speech appealed to him; "and now he began to yearn for the earlship."

    Canute the Great

    Laurence Marcellus Larson