a) The state of office of a master.

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  • Mastership — Mas ter*ship, n. 1. The state or office of a master. [1913 Webster] 2. Mastery; dominion; superior skill; superiority. [1913 Webster] Where noble youths for mastership should strive. Driden. [1913 Webster] 3. Chief work; masterpiece. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mastership — index ability, clout, generalship, performance (workmanship), power, prowess (ability), specialty (special aptitude) …   Law dictionary

  • mastership — [mas′tər ship΄] n. 1. the state of being a master; rule; control; dominion 2. the position, duties, or term of office of a master 3. masterly ability; expert skill or knowledge …   English World dictionary

  • mastership — /mas teuhr ship , mah steuhr /, n. 1. the office, function, or authority of a master. 2. control; command: to have mastership over one s desires. 3. mastery, as of a subject. 4. expert skill or knowledge: He played with the mastership of a… …   Universalium

  • mastership — noun see master I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mastership — Synonyms and related words: ability, acme, address, adeptness, adroitness, aedileship, airmanship, archbishopric, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, aristocracy, artfulness, artisanship, artistry, authority, authorization, be all and end all,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mastership — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. control, command, authority; see leadership 1 , power 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • mastership — n. 1. Headship. 2. Dominion, rule, sway, mastery, supreme power. 3. Superiority, supremacy, pre eminence, mastery. 4. Skill, cleverness, ability, talent …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • mastership — mas·ter·ship …   English syllables

  • mastership — /ˈmastəʃɪp/ (say mahstuhship) noun 1. the office, function, or authority of a master. 2. control. 3. mastery, as of a subject. 4. masterly skill or knowledge …  

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