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  1. the state, fact, or relation of being a son.
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Origin of sonship

First recorded in 1580–90; son + -ship
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sonship

Historical Examples

  • Look next at the sonship which is the purpose of His given Love.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture

    Alexander Maclaren

  • In Him alone we can come to our sonship, to that which is from the first, potentially, our own.

    Gloria Crucis

    J. H. Beibitz

  • And the Son is given in order that we may all be born into sonship.

  • He had only one dogma, his own divine Sonship and the divinity of his mission.

  • And it is precisely in this that the principle of "Sonship" consists.

    The Hidden Power

    Thomas Troward