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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...
(49.) 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.
Bancroft did, in fact, offer Hawthorne an inspectorship in the Boston Custom House and later a post there as measurer of coal and salt, which the impoverished author and party loyalist gladly accepted.