clientship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

client +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

clientship (plural clientships)

  1. The position of a client.
    • 1697, “[Dedication]”, in John Dryden, transl., The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis. [], London: [] Jacob Tonson, [], OCLC 403869432:
      patronage and clientship always descended from the fathers to the sons

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