the office or post of a professor.

Origin of professorship

First recorded in 1635–45; professor + -ship
Related formssub·pro·fes·sor·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for professorship

1640s, from professor + -ship.

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