M`ASTERSHIP, n. Dominion; rule; supreme power.

1. Superiority; preeminence.

Where noble youths for mastership should strive.

2. Chief work; master-piece. [Not used.]

3. Superior skill.

4. Title of respect; in irony.

How now, signor Launce,what new with your mastership.

5. The office of president of a college, or other institution.