Definition of Councillorships
1. councillorship [n] - See also: councillorship
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Councillorships
Literary usage of Councillorships
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Canada: From the Time of Its Discovery Till the Union Year (1840-1) by François Xavier Garneau (1860)
"... he would make councillorships elective.—Resolutions against a project for annexing Montreal district to Upper Canada.—Attorney-general Stuart and Judge ..."
2. The Westminster Review by John Chapman, Charles William Wason (1825)
"... it is put forward by the Caste who monopolize all office and power, from governorships and councillorships, down to the lowest grade of civil office. ..."
3. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1903)
"The candidates for non-resident councillorships shall be the non-resident research associates hereinafter specified. One Councillor shall be nominated every ..."
4. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"... that never before in English history has the royal prerogative been so freely used to distribute honors, peerages, privy councillorships, baronetcies, ..."
5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1917)
"The Lord Chief Justice (Lord Reading) became a Viscount; and the other honours included seven Privy councillorships, twelve Baronetcies, and thirty-one ..."