master ship

mastership

[mas-ter-ship, mah-ster-]
noun
1.
the office, function, or authority of a master.
2.
control; command: to have mastership over one's desires.
3.
mastery, as of a subject.
4.
expert skill or knowledge: He played with the mastership of a devoted musician.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see master, -ship

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mastership

noun
1. the skill of a master 
2. the position of master 
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