noun see legislator

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Legislatorship — Leg is*la tor*ship (l[e^]j [i^]s*l[=a] t[ e]r*sh[i^]p), n. The office of a legislator. Halifax. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • legislatorship — See legislatorial. * * * …   Universalium

  • legislatorship — n. position or duties of a legislator …   English contemporary dictionary

  • legislatorship — leg·is·la·tor·ship …   English syllables

  • legislatorship — noun the office of legislator • Derivationally related forms: ↑legislator • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑post, ↑berth, ↑office, ↑spot, ↑billet, ↑place, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • legislator — legislatorship, n. /lej is lay teuhr/, n. 1. a person who gives or makes laws. 2. a member of a legislative body. [1595 1605; < L phrase legis lator a law s bringer (i.e., proposer), equiv. to legis (gen. of lex law) + lator bringer (la(tus),… …   Universalium

  • legislator — noun Etymology: Latin legis lator, literally, proposer of a law, from legis (genitive of lex law) + lator proposer, from ferre (past participle latus) to carry, propose more at tolerate, bear Date: 1603 one that makes laws especially for a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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