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earlship

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/ ˈɜrl ʃɪp /
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noun
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Origin of earlship

before 1000; Middle English; Old English eorlscipe.See earl, -ship
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How to use earlship in a sentence

  • Kalf listened joyfully; Canute's speech appealed to him; "and now he began to yearn for the earlship."

    Canute the Great|Laurence Marcellus Larson
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