headship

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noun head·ship \ˈhed-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

1565

First Known Use of headship

1565



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