Origin of trusteeship
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His wealth, he understood, was merely a trusteeship, something he'd been granted in order to share.Republicans and the 'Quality of Sodom'
July 23, 2012
But on the other hand, suppose Elizabeth begged him to take the trusteeship and he did take it?Fair Harbor
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
My trusteeship, she answered him loftily, producing some documents from her hand-bag.
The obligation wasnt part of the trusteeship, she reminded him.
Her earnings are subject to his trusteeship, and nothing more.The College, the Market, and the Court
Caroline H. Dall
I never understood that passage, till in a fool's moment I accepted a Trusteeship.Perlycross
R. D. Blackmore
- the office or function of a trustee
- the administration or government of a territory by a foreign country under the supervision of the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations
- (often capital)any such dependent territory; trust territory
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