Chief-justiceship

Chief´-jus´tice`ship


n.1.The office of chief justice.
Jay selected the chief-justiceship as most in accordance with his tastes.
- The Century.
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Jay will certainly refuse the Chief-Justiceship, I presume Judge [Paterson] will be appointed: and his vacancy, I am disposed to think, will be filled either from N[ew] York or Pennsylvania.