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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Generalship  \Gen"er*al*ship\,  n. 
  1.  The  office  of  a  general;  the  exercise  of  the  functions  of 
  a  general;  --  sometimes  with  the  possessive  pronoun,  the 
  personality  of  a  general. 
 
  Your  generalship  puts  me  in  mind  of  Prince  Eugene. 
  --Goldsmith. 
 
  2.  Military  skill  in  a  general  officer  or  commander. 
 
  3.  Fig.:  Leadership;  management. 
 
  An  artful  stroke  of  generalship  in  Trim  to  raise  a 
  dust.  --Sterne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  generalship 
  n  1:  the  leadership  ability  of  a  military  general 
  2:  the  office  of  general 




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