Definition of acolyteship in English:

acolyteship

noun

figurative literal
rare
  • The position or office of an acolyte (literal and figurative).

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Foxe (?1517–1587), martyrologist. From acolyte + -ship.

Pronunciation:

acolyteship

/ˈakəlʌɪtˌʃɪp/