Definition of Fatherhoods
1. fatherhood [n] - See also: fatherhood
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fatherhoods
Literary usage of Fatherhoods
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from by Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont, George Colman, Peter Whalley (1811)
"3. Appear yet those were cited ? Not. All but the old magnifico, Volpone. Avoc. I. Why is not he here? Mia. Please your fatherhoods, Here is his advocate ..."
2. The Oceana by James Harrington, John Toland, John Hall (1747)
"And to com to your fatherhoods, moil truly fo call'd, as being the loving Parents of the People, truly you do not know what a feeling they have of your ..."
3. The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson (1911)
"I know not which t' address myself to first ; Whether your fatherhoods, ... Please your fatherhoods. Cora. He does speak This is the truth, though I '11 not ..."
4. The Works of Thomas Goodwin, D.D. by Thomas Goodwin (1864)
"all the fatherhoods or kindreds of the earth shall be blessed. ... fatherhoods, and because it shall be derived sometimes by succession of birth, ..."
5. The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1811)
"I do beseech your fatherhoods, read but writ; It cannot be, ... May't please your fatherhoods— Volp. Sir, the parasite Will'd me to tell you. that his ..."