Definition of earlship in English:

earlship

noun

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  • The office, rank, or title of earl; the period in which an earl holds his title. Also used with possessive adjective as an honorific title (as "your earlship", etc.).

Origin

Old English (in an earlier sense). From earl + -ship.

Pronunciation

earlship

/ˈəːlʃɪp/