the office of a praetor.
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How to use praetorship in a sentence
The quaestorship might be spent in one, the praetorship and the consulship were sure to be followed by a year abroad.The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston
The night that he was denied the praetorship he spent in play; that wherein he was to die he spent in reading.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete | Michel de Montaigne
Curule aediles were instituted at the same time as the praetorship, and continued throughout the Republic.
Caius Calpurnius, having his command continued to him for a year after the expiration of his praetorship, was sent into Etruria.The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six | Titus Livius
No one could be Praetor without having first been Quaestor, or Consul without having held the praetorship.History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD | Robert F. Pennell