Definition of provostship in English:

provostship

noun

  • See provost

    • ‘Under Henry VIII, Cheke was tutor to Prince Edward who, as Edward VI, gave him land, a knighthood, and the provostship of King's College, Cambridge; he was also member of Parliament, clerk to the council, and secretary of state.’
    • ‘Together with other scientists Boyle formed the Royal Society in London in 1660, but refused the presidency, as well as the provostship of Eton, and a peerage.’

Pronunciation

provostship

/ˈprɒvəstʃɪp/