Definition of Eldership

1. Noun. The office of elder.

Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: Elder



Definition of Eldership

1. n. The state of being older; seniority.

Definition of Eldership

1. Noun. Seniority; the state or condition of being older. ¹

2. Noun. The position or office of being an elder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eldership

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eldership

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elderberrying
eldercare
eldercares
elderdom
elderflower
elderflowers
elderhood
elderish
elderlies
elderliness
elderlinesses
elderly
eldern
elders
eldership (current term)
elderships
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elderweds
elderwort
eldest
eldest hand
eldfather
eldfathers
eldin
elding
eldings
eldins
eldmother
eldmothers

Literary usage of Eldership

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"In Oct., 1830, six of these ministers met in Harrisburg and agreed to form a body to be called the General eldership of the Church of God, ..."

2. History of All the Religious Denominations in the United States: Containing by Israel Daniel Rupp (1849)
"The General eldership shall meet every three years, during the first twenty years, and every five years thereafter, at such time and place as shall be ..."

3. A History of the English Church During the Civil Wars and Under the by Ecole littéraire de Montréal, Charles Gill, William Arthur Shaw (1900)
"The composition of this committee is significant.1 Having settled the matter of the jurisdiction of Debate as to the eldership, the Commons turned to the ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1876)
"The triennial meeting of the General eldership of the Church of God in North America ... Kansas, and Missouri, and the German eldership, had chosen eighty ..."

5. The Methodist Review (1888)
"THE PRESIDING eldership. OUR " standards of doctrine " arc like the laws of the Medea and Persians, but our ecclesiastical methods must be changeable. ..."

6. A History of the English Church During the Civil Wars and Under the by William Arthur Shaw (1900)
"Division of opinion concerning the jurisdiction of the congre gational eldership, May, 1644. 11,, ; 29th April and two following days, and for the moment ..."

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