Plantership

Plant´er`ship


n.1.The occupation or position of a planter, or the management of a plantation, as in the United States or the West Indies.
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Samuel Martin of Antigua was sure that "there is not therefore a greater error in the whole practice of plantership than to make sugar, or to plant canes at improper seasons of the year.
Samuel Martin, An Essay on Plantership, Humbly Inscrib'd to all the Planters of the British Sugar-Colonies in America, 2nd ed.
Benjamin McMahon, who worked on various estates in the years immediately preceding and following the Apprenticeship System, mentioned in his Jamaica Plantership (1839) that S.