- the body of fellows in a college or university.
- the position or emoluments of a fellow of a college or university, or the sum of money he or she receives.
- a foundation for the maintenance of a fellow in a college or university.
verb (used with object), fel·low·shipped or fel·low·shiped, fel·low·ship·ping or fel·low·ship·ing.
verb (used without object), fel·low·shipped or fel·low·shiped, fel·low·ship·ping or fel·low·ship·ing.
Origin of fellowship
Examples from the Web for fellowship
Jason Berry received a 1992 Alicia Patterson Fellowship for his coverage of demagogues in Louisiana.
This stealthy network is known as The Family or The Fellowship.The $1-Billion-a-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven’t Heard Of|Jay Michaelson|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Disclosure: Five years ago, the author received a 10-week Koch Summer Fellowship.
If one of the nine members of the Fellowship can go, then any of them can, except probably Frodo.Life After Deaths: Sean Bean on 'Game of Thrones' Paternity and 'Legends'|Jason Lynch|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is no questioning their fellowship and effort to dispel misplaced preconceptions.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had edited the Alcestis, and married his laundress; lost money by his edition, and his fellowship by his match.Vivian Grey|Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
A girl bugler sounded taps and the lights went out, leaving tired and happy youth to the fellowship of dreams.Blacksheep! Blacksheep!|Meredith Nicholson
That word, ‘the fellowship of His passions,’ hath a long tether.Joyce Morrell's Harvest|Emily Sarah Holt
They were His people, and He could not permit them to have fellowship with demons.Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume II|Charles Henry Mackintosh
Then Sir Tristram and Kehydius took their horses and departed from their fellowship.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II)|Thomas Malory
British Dictionary definitions for fellowship
- mutual trust and charitableness between Christians
- a Church or religious association
- a financed research post providing study facilities, privileges, etc, often in return for teaching services
- a foundation endowed to support a postgraduate research student
- an honorary title carrying certain privileges awarded to a postgraduate student
Word Origin and History for fellowship
To fellowship with is to hold communion with; to unite with in doctrine and discipline. This barbarism now appears with disgusting frequency in the reports of ecclesiastical conventions, and in the religious newspapers generally. [Bartlett, "Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848]