Prolocutorship \Prol`o*cu"tor*ship\, n. The office of a prolocutor. [1913 Webster]

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  • prolocutorship — pro·loc·u·tor·ship …   English syllables

  • prolocutorship — ˌship noun : the office of a prolocutor * * * prōlocˈutorship noun • • • Main Entry: ↑prolocutor …   Useful english dictionary

  • prolocutor — prolocutorship, n. /proh lok yeuh teuhr/, n. 1. a presiding officer of an assembly; chairperson. 2. Ch. of Eng. the chairperson of the lower house of a convocation. [1400 50; late ME: one who speaks for another < L prolocutor one who speaks out,… …   Universalium

  • prolocutor — /proʊˈlɒkjətə/ (say proh lokyuhtuh) noun a presiding officer of an assembly; a chairperson. {Latin} –prolocutorship, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • prolocutor — n. 1 Eccl. the chairperson esp. of the lower house of convocation of either province of the Church of England. 2 a spokesman. Derivatives: prolocutorship n. Etymology: ME f. L f. proloqui prolocut (as PRO (1), loqui speak) …   Useful english dictionary