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earlship

[url-ship] /ˈɜrl ʃɪp/
noun
1.
earldom (def 1).
Origin of earlship
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English eorlscipe. See earl, -ship
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  • Kalf listened joyfully; Canute's speech appealed to him; "and now he began to yearn for the earlship."

    Canute the Great Laurence Marcellus Larson

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