clanship

noun
clan·​ship | \ -nˌship \
plural -s

Definition of clanship

1a : the clan system the clanship of the Highlands
b : the state of belonging to a clan to reckon clanship by matrilineal descent
2 : a tendency to stick together : clannish spirit the clanship of mountain climbers

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“Clanship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clanship. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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