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1. A suffix denoting state, office, dignity, profession, or art; as in lordship, friendship, chancellorship, stewardship, horsemanship, chairmanship.

2. A skill in a certain capacity (workmanship).

3. The collective individuals of a group (membership).

Origin: Old English -scipe etc., from Germanic

(06 Feb 2009)

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