noun Roman History.
Origin of aedile
Related formsae·dile·ship, nounae·dil·i·tian [eed-l-ish-uh n] /ˌid lˈɪʃ ən/, adjective
Examples from the Web for aedileship
Mamercus was a very wealthy man, and his refusal of the aedileship was the cause of his defeat for the consulship.De Officiis|Marcus Tullius Cicero
This brought him into conflict with the aristocratic party, who prevented him from obtaining the aedileship.
On one occasion he united with his employees in favoring a candidate for the aedileship: Cn.Pompeii, Its Life and Art|August Mau
Plancius, accused of organizing clubs to secure by bribery his election to the aedileship.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton