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pastorship

[pas-ter-ship, pah-ster-] /ˈpæs tərˌʃɪp, ˈpɑ stər-/
noun
1.
the position, authority, or office of a pastor.
Origin of pastorship
1555-1565
1555-65; pastor + -ship
Related forms
subpastorship, noun
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  • I picked you a forget-me-not from the old Rector's grave, for he has gone home, after fifty-nine years' pastorship of Amesbury.

  • In October, 1800, he resigned his pastorship at Blandford and received a regular dismissal.

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