Origin of cadet
Related formsca·det·ship, noun
Examples from the Web for cadetship
During his cadetship at Woolwich he was rebuked for incompetence, and told that he would never make an officer.The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)|John Holland Rose
This would be in or about 1794, and doubtless refers to his cadetship.
And no boy who isn't in his right mind could get into the Point even if given a cadetship.Under Fire|Charles King
Of course that got him dead stuck on himself, and then he goes and wins a cadetship here and thinks he can run the earth.A Cadet's Honor|Upton Sinclair
From the time he donned short trousers he dreamed of a cadetship at West Point, and a commission under his own flag.Gentlemen Rovers|E. Alexander Powell