kingship

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noun king·ship \ˈkiŋ-ˌship\

Definition of kingship

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

  2. 2 :  the personality of a king

  3. 3 :  government by a king

Examples of kingship in a Sentence

  1. He has all the traits required for kingship.

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First Known Use of kingship

14th century


KINGSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

kingship

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Definition of kingship for English Language Learners

  • : the position of a king



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