Definition of Earlship
1. earldom [n -S] - See also: earldom
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earlship
Literary usage of Earlship
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland (1882)
"The earlship after Maurice, With Maurice the young unites; Two years she was in his ... Garret the Earl, who refused not a request, In the earlship after ..."
2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1891)
"Yes sir/ says I, in answer to his earlship's question,' said Pomona, ... Well," said his earlship, when I'd got through, an' he kind o' looked as if he ..."
3. A History of English Rhythms by Edwin Guest (1838)
"No one, of equal age with him, greater earlship Foster'd. With unaided sword, The marches he widened, ..."