countship

[kount-ship]
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noun

the rank or position of a count.
the territory or jurisdiction of a count.

Nearby words

  1. countryseat,
  2. countryside,
  3. countryside agency,
  4. countrywide,
  5. countrywoman,
  6. county,
  7. county agent,
  8. county board,
  9. county borough,
  10. county clerk

Origin of countship

First recorded in 1695–1705; count2 + -ship

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