neighborship

noun
neigh·​bor·​ship
variants: or British neighbourship \ -​(r)ˌship \

Definition of neighborship

1 archaic : proximity
2 archaic : the relationship and activity of a neighbor its true interest is a good neighborship— Jedediah Morse

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History and Etymology for neighborship

Middle English nychtbourschip, from nychtbour, neighbor neighbor + -schip, -ship -ship

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“Neighborship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neighborship. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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