Jockeyship Jock"ey*ship, n. The art, character, or position, of a jockey; the personality of a jockey. [1913 Webster]

Go flatter Sawney for his jockeyship. --Chatterton. [1913 Webster]

Where can at last his jockeyship retire? --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

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