twinship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From twin +‎ -ship.

Noun[edit]

twinship (countable and uncountable, plural twinships)

  1. (uncountable) The condition of being a twin
  2. (countable, nautical) Either of a pair of ships of exactly the same design

Quotations[edit]

  • 1858 Charles Arad Joy et. al. - Addresses of the Newly-appointed Professors of Columbia College
    In this twinship of right and duty lies the embryonic genesis of liberty . . .
  • 1837 Edward Pelham Brenton - The Naval History of Great Britain
    The Royal George, a twinship, was nearly as much approved of; and these two ships, by their fast sailing, were the principal, causes of the defeat of the enemy's fleets . . .

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