pri·​or·​ship ˈprī(-ə)r-ˌship How to pronounce priorship (audio)
plural priorships
: the office and rank of a prior : priorate

Word History

First Known Use

1563, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of priorship was in 1563

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Cite this Entry

“Priorship.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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