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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eldership  \Eld"er*ship\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  of  being  older;  seniority.  ``Paternity  an 
  eldership.''  --Sir  W.  Raleigh. 
 
  2.  Office  of  an  elder;  collectively,  a  body  of  elders. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eldership 
  n  :  the  office  of  elder 




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