jockeyship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jockey +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

jockeyship (usually uncountable, plural jockeyships)

  1. The art, character, or position, of a jockey; the personality of a jockey.
    Go flatter Sawney for his jockeyship. — Chatterton.
  2. Where can at last his jockeyship retire? — Cowper.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.