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principalship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n principalship the post of principal
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n principalship The position or office of a principal.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Principalship position of a principal
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. principalis.

Usage

In literature:

I've been offered the principalship of the Summerside High School.
"Anne Of The Island" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The Ashleys, too, had left Briarsfield, as Mr. Ashley had secured a principalship east of Toronto.
"Beth Woodburn" by Maud Petitt
I'll try for the principalship of the school here.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
I'll try for the principalship of the school here.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
He was afterward promoted to the principalship.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917" by Various
Maurice was succeeded in the principalship by Thomas Hughes, and Hughes by Lord Avebury, then Sir John Lubbock.
"Holborn and Bloomsbury" by Sir Walter Besant
He retained the Principalship until 1835, when he retired, to return for a time to England.
"McGill and its Story, 1821-1921" by Cyrus Macmillan
From this year Dr. Harper was one of the leaders at Chautauqua, and soon was advanced to the principalship of the Summer Schools.
"The Story of Chautauqua" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
He had composed this eulogy last winter, to help Miss Wing in her campaign for the assistant principalship of the High School.
"Angela's Business" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
After Maurice's death he held the principalship of the college.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 8" by Various
Four years of his principalship were successful beyond expectation.
"Sketches of Successful New Hampshire Men" by Various
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