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canonship

[kan-uh n-ship]
noun
  1. the position or office of canon; canonry.
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Origin of canonship

First recorded in 1525–35; canon2 + -ship
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Historical Examples of canonship

  • There are more frightful possessions still, which are, however, canvassed for like a canonship.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)

    Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)