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- n. The role or office of commissioner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office of commissioner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The holding of a commission; a commissionership.
commission + -ship (Wiktionary)
The _net_ amount of the SALE of this unparalleled mass of books is said to have been £55,000: a large sum, when the deductions from commissionship and the government-tax be taken into consideration. [