pastorship

pastorship

[pas-ter-ship, pah-ster-]
noun
the position, authority, or office of a pastor.

Origin:
1555–65; pastor + -ship

subpastorship, noun
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pastor (ˈpɑːstə)
 
n
1.  a clergyman or priest in charge of a congregation
2.  a person who exercises spiritual guidance over a number of people
3.  an archaic word for shepherd
4.  Also called: rosy pastor a S Asian starling, Sturnus roseus, having glossy black head and wings and a pale pink body
 
[C14: from Latin: shepherd, from pascere to feed]
 
'pastorship
 
n

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