[king-ship] /ˈkɪŋ ʃɪp/

the state, office, or dignity of a .
rule by a king; monarchy.
aptitude for kingly duties.
(initial capital letter) a title used in referring to a king: Majesty (preceded by His or Your).
the position or authority of a king
the skill or practice of ruling as a king

early 14c., from king + -ship.


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