from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being or existence as a church.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun State of being a church.
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- noun The position, role, or qualities of a
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Social religious equality, as well as any other kind of social equality, was utterly impracticable and undesirable, and coveted by neither class of persons composing a churchship.
They were his own also by the right of churchship, as selected and enclosed by God from amidst all other nations, to be the seat of his worship, and the great conservatory of all the sacred oracles and means of salvation.
Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. II. 1634-1716 1823