[ mas-ter-ship, mah-ster- ]
/ ˈmæs tərˌʃɪp, ˈmɑ stər- /


the office, function, or authority of a master.
control; command: to have mastership over one's desires.
mastery, as of a subject.
expert skill or knowledge: He played with the mastership of a devoted musician.

Nearby words

  1. masterly,
  2. mastermind,
  3. masterpiece,
  4. masters,
  5. masters, edgar lee,
  6. mastersinger,
  7. masterson,
  8. masterstroke,
  9. masterwork,
  10. masterwort

Origin of mastership

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at master, -ship Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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