provostship


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provostship

(ˈprɒvəstʃɪp)
n
1. the office of a provost
2. a church, house, or college under a provost
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This was produced by the buffet of an archer, or the horse of one of the provost's sergeants, which kicked to restore order; an admirable tradition which the provostship has bequeathed to the constablery, the constablery to the maréchaussée , the
When he was in his mid-fifties, he accepted the provostship of Eton.