Definition of postmastership in English:

postmastership

noun

  • The office of postmaster.

noun

  • The position, status or emolument of a postmaster at Merton College, Oxford.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Cartwright (d. 1603), theologian and religious controversialist. From postmaster + -ship<br>early 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Southey (1774–1843), poet and reviewer. From postmaster + -ship.

Pronunciation

postmastership

/ˈpəʊs(t)ˌmɑːstəʃɪp//ˈpəʊs(t)ˌmastəʃɪp/