[chan-suh-ler-ship, -sler-, chahn-]


the office or rank of chancellor.
a chancellor's term of office.

Nearby words

  1. chancel,
  2. chancellery,
  3. chancellor,
  4. chancellor of the duchy of lancaster,
  5. chancellor of the exchequer,
  6. chancellorsville,
  7. chancellorsville, battle of,
  8. chancer,
  9. chancery,
  10. chancre

Origin of chancellorship

First recorded in 1425–75, chancellorship is from the late Middle English word chanceler-schepp. See chancellor, -ship

Related formsun·der·chan·cel·lor·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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