Definition of Commanderships

1. Noun. (plural of commandership) ¹



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Definition of Commanderships

1. commandership [n] - See also: commandership

Lexicographical Neighbors of Commanderships

commandedness
commandeer
commandeered
commandeering
commandeers
commander
commander-in-chief
commander in chief
commanderess
commanderesses
commanderies
commanderless
commanders
commanders in chief
commandership
commanderships (current term)
commandery
commandest
commandeth
commanding
commanding officer
commandingly
commandingness
commandment
commandments
commando
commando operation
commando procedure
commandoes
commandos

Literary usage of Commanderships

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lady's Travels Into Spain: Or, A Genuine Relation of the Religion, Laws by Aulnoy (Marie-Catherine) (1808)
"Don Esteve added, " That the order of the Calatrava had thirty- four commanderships, and eight priories, valued at one hundred and twenty thousand ducats ..."

2. Memoirs of Prince Adam Czartoryski and His Correspondence with Alexander I by Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, Alexander, Adam Gielgud (1888)
"In Poland there were still some commanderships of the Order, notwithstanding the bad repute into which it had fallen among us by Prince ..."

3. The Rhine by Victor Hugo (1848)
"From Mayence the Teutonic Order ramified as far as Coblentz, which became one of its commanderships. The Templars, already masters of Courgenay and ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"... are such as to afford considerable encouragement to the service, several commanderships in military orders being expressly reserved for sea-faring men. ..."

5. Plutarch's Lives: The Translation Called Dryden's by Plutarch, John Dryden (1895)
"... commanderships and his long political course; as he thought this the only means to make them a match for their foreign enemies. ..."

6. Life, Letters, and Journals of George Ticknor by George Ticknor, Anna (Eliot) Ticknor (1876)
"... commanderships, etc., etc., and besides having been, more than once, at the head of affairs at home, and having often gained great battles abroad. ..."

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