n.1.The office of an overseer.
References in classic literature ?
Wye Town" was under the overseership of a man named Noah Willis.
Congress passed the Federal Enterprise Regulatory Reform Act in 2004 to transfer overseership from OFHEO to an independent regulator, the Office of Federal Enterprise Supervision in the Treasury Department, with additional powers to regulate the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
105) who fulfill their duties of stewardship over nature under the overseership of God, to whom they "will be accountable when [the] epoch of stewardship is at end.
But by the 1890s, the connotations of the word "destiny" were expanding as well -- to include an assumption of overseas supremacy and global overseership.