Authorship definitions

ô'thər-shĭp'
The profession or occupation of a writer.
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The origin (of a book, etc.) with reference to its author.

A story of unknown authorship.

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The source (of an idea, deed, etc.) with reference to its originator.
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The act, fact, or occupation of writing.
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Source or origin, as of a book or idea.

A poem of disputed authorship.

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The quality or state of being an author; the function or dignity of an author.
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The source; origin; origination; as, the authorship of a book or review, or of an act, or state of affairs.
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Origin of authorship

author +‎ -ship