doctorship

Related to doctorship: doctorate

doctorship

(ˈdɒktərʃɪp)
n
an archaic name for a doctorate
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Not one came, moreover, without her little pipkin of pennyroyal, sage, balm, or other herb tea, delighted at an opportunity of signalizing her kindness and her doctorship. What drenchings did not the poor Wolfert undergo, and all in vain!
Swedish medical students held ""doctorship" to be a profession of commitment, authority, and duty as prime motivation20.
David said: "I think he views the Twelfth as junior to him and his Doctorship. He thinks this new man claiming to be the Doctor has a lot to learn - he quizzes and questions him a lot on the decisions he makes and why he throws himself into Peter Capaldi in Twice Upon a Time certain situations.
Mises, with the doctorship thus ironically underlined.
Unpublished doctorship thesis, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey 1987.
Whether my cure be perfect yet or no, It lies not in my doctorship to know Your approbation more may raise the man Than all the College of Physicians can; And more health from your fair hands may be won Than by the stroking of the seventh son.
Roberts says he will only begin his two-year junior doctorship after he retires from rugby and, while he has a leaning towards sports medicine and orthopedics, can't say for certain what he may eventually specialise in.