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Definition of "burghership" [burgh•er•ship]

  • The state of being a burgher; citizenship. (noun)
  • The rights and privileges of a burgher; burgess-ship. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "burghership" in a sentence
  • "The men received full burghership as a rule soon after arrival, exempt from the formalities and probation prescribed by law."
  • ""_All coloured people are excluded from this provision_, and (in accordance with the Grondwet) they may never be given or granted rights of burghership ....""
  • "States is about fifty thousand, and that number is swollen by the addition of non-British Uitlanders who have been induced to take arms by the offer of burghership."