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headship

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noun head·ship \-ˌship\

Definition of headship

  1. :  the position, office, or dignity of a head



Examples of headship in a sentence

  1. <while he was in the hospital, the CEO had his most trusted lieutenant assume temporary headship of the firm>

  2. <the person at the headship of the firm will face daunting challenges, given the current state of the economy>



1582

First Known Use of headship

1582

Rhymes with headship

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