Headship definition

hĕdshĭp
The position or office of a head or leader; primacy or command.
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(chiefly british) The position of a headmaster or headmistress.
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The position or authority of a chief or leader; leadership; command.
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The position of a head or chief.
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(UK) The position of a headmaster or headmistress.
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(archaic) Authority or dignity.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
headship
Plural:
headships

Origin of headship

  • from head +‎ -ship

    From Wiktionary