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n. Abbr. ins. or insp.
1. One who is appointed or employed to inspect something.
2. A police officer ranking next below superintendent.

in·spec′to·ral, in′spec·to′ri·al (-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
in·spec′tor·ship′ n.
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Noun1.inspectorship - the office of inspector
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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For the presents and the suckholing and the scraping, and the Inspectorship he might well have got if it were not for.
Report from the Road Committee to Transfer the Inspectorship of Private Drains to the Health Department, 26 novembre 1888, Fonds de la Commission de la voirie (VM36), AVM.
He finally retired from his inspectorship of schools at the end of April 1886, after thirty-five years of service.