The fact seems to have been that the soldiership was bad, but Moore's generalship excellent.
Nor indeed was his soldiership justly a subject of derision.
Perhaps our experience in soldiership has taught us to value training more than we have been popularly wont.
Mistress Waynflete did not tire, and did full credit to her father's soldiership.
No order, no discipline, no soldiership--nothing but mad haste and madder fear.
Manassas gave a stamp of prestige to Southern valor and soldiership, which not even a deluge of subsequent disasters could efface.
His soldiership became sicklied o'er when he went beyond the parade ground.
Though they be not yet one canonically, thanks to your soldiership, the earl is her liege lord, and she is his liege lady.
The sound and sight of soldiership restored me to the full vividness of my nature.
Barré's soldiership impressed its character on his parliamentary conduct.
c.1300, souder, from Old French soudier, soldier "one who serves in the army for pay," from Medieval Latin soldarius "a soldier" (cf. Spanish soldado, Italian soldato and French soldat "soldier," which is borrowed from Italian), literally "one having pay," from Late Latin soldum, extended sense of accusative of Latin solidus, name of a Roman gold coin (see solidus). The -l- has been regular in English since mid-14c., in imitation of Latin. Willie and Joe always say sojer in the Bill Mauldin cartoons, and this seems to mirror 16c.-17c. spellings sojar, soger, sojour.
"to serve as a soldier," 1640s, from soldier (n.). Related: Soldiered; soldiering. To soldier on "persist doggedly" is attested from 1954.