priorship

noun
pri·​or·​ship | \ ˈprī(-ə)r-ˌship How to pronounce priorship (audio) \
plural priorships

Definition of priorship

: the office and rank of a prior : priorate

First Known Use of priorship

1563, in the meaning defined above

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27 Apr 2020

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“Priorship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/priorship. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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