doctorship

Related to doctorship: doctorate

doctorship

(ˈdɒktərʃɪp)
n
an archaic name for a doctorate
References in classic literature ?
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.
His life work and commitment to research and development for the benefit of the industry were recognized by the Lappeenranta University of Technology, which awarded Vartiainen with an honorary doctorship in technology.
Unpublished doctorship thesis, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey 1987.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.