Definition of Protectorship

1. Noun. The position of protector.

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



Definition of Protectorship

1. n. The office of a protector or regent; protectorate.

Definition of Protectorship

1. Noun. The office of a protector or regent; protectorate; ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protectorship

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Protectorship

protective embankment
protective fold
protective garment
protective tariff
protectively
protectiveness
protectivity
protector
protectoral
protectorate
protectorates
protectorial
protectories
protectorless
protectors
protectorship (current term)
protectorships
protectory
protectour
protectress
protectresses
protects
protege
protegee
protegees
proteges
protegrin
protei
proteid
proteide

Literary usage of Protectorship

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

1. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1907)
"Many, therefore, desired to make it hereditary. Others wished to go further. The protectorship was unknown to the law of England; kingship was presupposed ..."

2. An Introduction to Conveyancing, and the New Statutes Concerning Real by William Hayes (1840)
"... to be inserted in the settlement, of nominating to vacancies, to continue the protectorship in any person or persons in esse, not exceeding three, ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Restoration by Francis Charles Montague (1907)
"The protectorship was unknown to the law of England; kingship was presupposed by that law. The protector's powers were indefinite ; the regal prerogative ..."

4. The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"... the council—Conspiracy against Somerset—Somerset resigns the protectorship—A parliament—Peace with France and Scotland—Boulogne surrendered —Persecution ..."

5. The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution by David Hume (1807)
"Conduct of the war with Scotland—with France—Factions in the council—Conspiracy against Somerset—Somerset resigns the protectorship—A parliament— Peace with ..."

6. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"As the first instance of this protectorship, he has ordered all persons to take an active part in his concerns, and for the support of his authority, ..."

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