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noun
Speakership  n.  The office of speaker; as, the speakership of the House of Representatives.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Speakership" Quotes from Famous Books



... for him in any direction, and for elevation of character he was certainly not marked; but he was a man of respectable ability and he climbed creditably from factory-boy to mechanic and thence (through no noisome paths) to Congress, to the post of Governor, and to the Speakership ...
— The Last Leaf - Observations, during Seventy-Five Years, of Men and Events in America - and Europe • James Kendall Hosmer

... *125. The Speakership.*—The speakership arose from the need of the House when it was merely a petitioning body for a recognized spokesman, and although the known succession of Speakers begins with Sir Thomas Hungerford, who held the ...
— The Governments of Europe • Frederic Austin Ogg



Words linked to "Speakership" :   billet, spot, berth, position, post, office, place, situation, speaker



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