Senator

(redirected from senatorship)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

SENATOR, government. One who is a member of a senate.
     2. No person shall be a senator [of the national senate] who shall not have attained the age of thirty years, and been nine years a citizen of the United States and who shall not when elected, be an inhabitant of that state for which he shall be chosen. Const. U. S. art. 1, s. 3, cl. 5. Vide 1 Kent, Com. 224 Story on the Const. 726 to 730.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
'Their senatorship ended on June 1 this year and the new senators will be appointed for a three-year period,' he said.
faction's representative); Rumor Says Myers Seeks Senatorship,
Wolfgang Porsche expressed his gratitude for the great honour bestowed on him as an adoptive citizen of Salzburg by the award of the honorary senatorship. "I thank the entire Senate from the bottom of my heart for this special honour, aware as I am of its significance and the obligations that attend it.
Very active in community affairs, Hank was a member of the Victoria Junior Chamber of Commerce receiving a Senatorship and Life Membership in 1965, as well as Chairman of the Boy Scouts Group Committee and Project Chairman of the Victoria Centennial Committee.
"I have talked this matter over with many of my constituents in Kentucky," he said, "and they agree that I shouldn't relinquish the senatorship because I have accepted the honor of the baseball commissionership." (52) An unidentified owner informed the press that Chandler would not have been elected if the owners had known that he would postpone his Senate resignation indefinitely.
The outspoken radio host said: "I wasn't there to get around of applause or a Senatorship...
Yet it is also startling to see how quickly Obama's senatorship has been woven into the web of institutionalized influence-trading that afflicts official Washington.
In 1948, due to the the newly-elected Gonzalez Videla's betrayal of his promises to the people, Neruda delivered a steely speech in the Senate entitled "Yo Acuso" ("I Accuse") and subsequently, by a ruling of the Chilean Supreme Court, his senatorship was taken away and a warrant for his arrest issued.
(55) Jurists, theologians, and shippers again made up the elite whose life-long senatorship and exclusivity were paralleled by the monopolies and privileges for the old guilds and trades.
The descendant of Loyalists and pre-Loyalists, he was fluently bilingual and a serial partisan: going from the Conservatives in the 1920s to the CCF in the 1930s to a Liberal senatorship in the 1970s.
A transaddition of a given word or name is where one or more letters are added, and the letters transposed to generate another word or name--for example, PATRONISES is a one-letter transaddition of transpose, and SENATORSHIP is a two-letter transaddition.