Gen"er*al*ship, n.

1.

The office of a general; the exercise of the functions of a general; -- sometimes, with the possessive pronoun, the personality of a general.

Your generalship puts me in mind of Prince Eugene. Goldsmith.

2.

Military skill in a general officer or commander.

3.

Fig.: Leadership; management.

An artful stroke of generalship in Trim to raise a dust. Sterne.

 

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