courtesanship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

courtesan +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

courtesanship (uncountable)

  1. The state of being a courtesan; harlotry.
    • 2009 January 17, Ginia Bellafante, “She Rents Herself to Buy the Good Things in Life”:
      The first season also failed to produce a narrative arc [] ending with Belle realizing that she wasn’t made for the next level of her profession: courtesanship.