menkyokaiden] (n) possessing full mastery of an art (e.g. Judo); initiation into the secrets (e.g. of an art); full mastership[Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Mastership \Mas"ter*ship\, n.
1. The state or office of a master.
2. Mastery; dominion; superior skill; superiority.
Where noble youths for mastership should strive.
3. Chief work; masterpiece. [Obs.] --Dryden.
4. An ironical title of respect.
How now, seignior Launce! what news with your
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: the skill of a master
2: the position of master
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