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Definition of "churchwardenship" []

  • The role or office of a churchwarden. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "churchwardenship" in a sentence
  • "Now although I heard so much of this matter, for nothing else was talked of, and it seeming to me more important even than the churchwardenship of Oare, I could not for the life of me tell which side I should take to."
  • "Perhaps a favourite is an incident shortly before he moved to Wapping, when he ill-advisedly paid sixpence to two choirboys to buy rotten eggs, and throw them at a Protestant candidate for the churchwardenship."
  • "An epic poem may do all these things, as a statesman may play golf or act as churchwarden: but when he dies it is not his golf or his churchwardenship that we feel the loss of."