Mas"ter*ship, n.

1.

The state or office of a master.

2.

Mastery; dominion; superior skill; superiority.

Where noble youths for mastership should strive. Driden.

3.

Chief work; masterpiece.

[Obs.]

Dryden.

4.

An ironical title of respect.

How now, seignior Launce ! what news with your mastership ? Shak.

 

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